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Adoption Law, Policy&Practice (LAW-993-001)
Maskew

Meets: 06:30 PM - 09:10 PM (M) - Room 103

Enrolled: 16 / Limit: 20


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Description

The course will examine the current legal regime governing both domestic and intercountry adoption. It will also delve into historical and current policy debates in the field, and explore how the current practice of domestic and intercountry adoption adheres to, and deviates from, the purposes of the laws and regulations applicable to the field. The course will also explore issues of human rights and children’s rights, exploring whether current law protects the interests of the parties, and how adoption necessarily involves complex issues of class, race, gender, and economic disparities. This course is practical and valuable for those who wish to practice family law, as well as those who serve populations of women that would consider placing children for adoption, and international populations that might be at risk of exploitation.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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REQUIRED: Adoptions & Assisted Reproduction by Appleton (Paperback) - ISBN #9780735578135 - Edition: N/A

First Class Readings

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