Law 617 - Special Topics in Family Law

Faculty listed in alphabetical order – please see faculty specific description for requisite information.

L. Baldwin Clark


General Course Description:

This course explores contemporary issues in family law. This class will look at issues that surround legally recognized family relations and how the state regulates those relationships. Topics will include the state regulation of married, the role of child welfare services and other government institutions on familial relationships, who can and cannot call themselves a family, and how family law policies and doctrine perpetuates or alleviates discrimination and bias on the basis of race, class, gender, LGBTQ status, and other sources of identity.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
LaToya  Baldwin Clark 21S 617 SEM 1 T 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 3.0 No Per instructor's discretion