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Family Law (LAW-636-001)

Meets: 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM (MW) - Room 503

Enrolled: 51 / Limit: 65


Required casebook and assignment for first class below


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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The casebook for this course is Weisberg and Appleton, Modern Family Law, FOURTH EDITION. You may buy a used book as long as it is the FOURTH edition.

First Class Readings

The assignment for the first class is to read pp. 130-144 in the required casebook.


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