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Spring 2024 Course

Family Law

Prerequisite: None

Exam Type: In Class

Course requirements include class participation, multiple short pieces of writing, and an exam.

This course is about the fascinating law, policies, social conventions, and ideas that regulate family and intimate relationships. It examines marriage and its alternatives, parenthood, divorce, child custody, property division, alimony, and child support. Substantial time is devoted to constitutional doctrines, such as the right to privacy in sex and reproduction; the right to marry; and the problem of equality.

Laptops and devices cannot be used in class.