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Family Law (LAW-636-001)

Meets: 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM (MW) - Room 601

Enrolled: 29 / Limit: 80


Please see the First Class Readings announcement and the file downloads below.


This survey course covers marriage, divorce, child custody, spousal support, property division, state intervention in the family, and families and parentage outside of marriage. There is an emphasis on constitutional doctrine affecting families. There are no course prerequisites, but students who have not taken Constitutional Law should speak to the professor at the beginning of the semester.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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First Class Readings

The assigned readings for the first class (Monday, August 25) are posted at the Adobe Acrobat (PDF) link below, under the Syllabus heading.

The Microsoft Word (DOC) link below contains the course syllabus and course requirements. Please carefully read the course requirements (beginning on page 5 of the Word document) before enrolling in this course. Thank you.


The syllabus is available in the following format(s):