Fall 2020 Course Schedule

Family Law (LAW-636-001)
Shannon Roddy

Meets: 01:00 PM - 03:50 PM (Th)

Enrolled: 64 / Limit: 65

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An overview of the definitions of family, marriage, and divorce; the economic consequences of divorce; child placement; constitutional doctrine affecting the family; state intervention in the family; and the impact of gender on family law.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Douglas E. Abrams, Naomi R. Cahn, Catherine J. Ross, and Linda C. McClain, Contemporary Family Law (5th ed. 2019)

First Class Readings

Contemporary Family Law, chapter 1 (PDF available on MyWCL)