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Spring 2009
Oct 19, 2017
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LAW 629 - Comparative Family Law
Comparative Family Law surveys Family Law throughout the word; the major jurisdictions include the United States, Britain, Canada, India, the Moslem world, and European continental law. The course also analyzes Family Law international treaties, including The Hague Convention on Child Abduction and Custody and the UN Convention on Children. Topics encompass marriage, divorce, domestic violence, child support, and reproductive rights. In addition to reading the survey materials, each student selects a topic to research and write a paper. The paper is in lieu of an exam and satisfied the Law School’s upper class writing requirement.
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Law-JD, Law-LLM, Law-SJD
Schedule Types: Seminar, Tutorial

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