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7603 - Family Law
Professor: Katherine Hunt Federle
Semester: 2012 Autumn
Second Writing Requirement? No
Professional Responsibility? No
Means of Assessment: Exam, Class Participation, and Attendance
In this introductory survey course, we will consider various aspects of the law of "the family," including state efforts and authority to regulate its creation, maintenance, and dissolution. Topics will thus include marriage (and its contested boundaries), privacy, marital obligations, annulment, dissolution, divorce, child custody, and spousal and child support. A considerable portion of this course will be dedicated to the "constitutionalization" of family law, and its attendant policy considerations.
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