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LAWS 4487 Marriage Law (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This seminar examines the legal significance of marriage, focusing on how social mores, significant Supreme Court decisions, moral opprobrium, religion, and civil rights movements impacted, and continue to impact, how the State regulates the ways by which private individuals are permitted to form, maintain, and terminate intimate relationships. The weekly assignments will include excerpts from state and federal cases, magazine and newspaper articles, novels, historical texts, television shows, and movies. A 25-page paper will be required.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17