Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law Certificate (List C)
A comprehensive introduction to the legal regulation of the family. The course focuses on contemporary legal issues, supplementing case material with historical and social science research and drafting, interviewing, and other exercises that require application of the materials. Coverage includes marriage, non-marital relationships, divorce, custody, support, and the legal issues posed by nontraditional families.
Final grade shall be determined by class participation and a final exam.