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Family LawClass Term:
Fall Term 2019-2020Catalog Number:
3 (3 Contact, 0 Field)Priority:
General Enrollment CourseFull Year Course:
The grade in the course will be based on a 48-hour take-home exam, which may be self-scheduled at any time during the exam period.
An introduction to the conceptual and practical issues involved in the modern practice of family law. Topics include: the legal definition of marriage, of family; the rights, powers, duties and obligations among family members; the extent and means of state involvement in the family’s conduct of its own affairs; dissolution of the family, and the continuing obligations among family members thereafter; problems of jurisdiction and choice of law.