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LAWS 7747 Family Law (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

The practice of family law applies rights and duties to people who are in relationship to one another, either through love, obligation, or blood. Social norms, customs, and practices are constantly reimagining how and with whom these relationships are formed. This course looks at historical and contemporary ways by which families are formed, maintained, dissolved, and defined by law. The course in particular provides an overview of marriage, divorce, child custody, parental rights, and adoption.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17