Law 317 - Family Law

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

L. Baldwin Clark G. Blumberg F. Olsen


General Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to family law, a body of doctrine and policy the regulates intimate interpersonal relationships. By the end of the semester, students will be able to understand the role and relevant of the Constitution to family law; understand how common law and statutory law regulates family law; synthesize a body of legal rules and principles and apply them to a unique set of facts, and understand the policies that underlie the different rules of family law. The course will pay special attention to race, class, gender and sexual orientation. The majority of the grade will be based on a final exam, adjusted for attendance and discussion participation.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
LaToya  Baldwin Clark 19S 317 LEC 1 MTR 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM 4.0 No No
Previous Course Offerings:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Nancy Polikoff 17S 317 LEC 1 MTW 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM 4.0 No No
Frances Olsen 17F 317 LEC 1 MW 10:35 AM - 12:00 PM 3.0 No No