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Children, Parents and the Law Seminar (3)

This seminar will explore the legal doctrines that govern relationships among children, parents and the state. Topics to be covered include the constitutional parameters of family decision-making, the first amendment rights of students, the child welfare system, adoption and foster care, and reproductive technology. Students will be expected to complete a substantial seminar paper, which may be used to satisfy the Advanced Writing Requirement. There are no prerequisites, but previous or concurrent exposure to family law is recommended.

Current & Previous Instructors:
Jana Singer;

This course is not currently scheduled.


Key to Codes in Course Descriptions
P: Prerequisite
C: Prerequisite or Concurrent Requirement
R: Recommended Prior or Concurrent Course

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