Course ID: 207449

Overview

This course will give students an opportunity to study a range of issues in the family and children's law area.  Each student will be required to prepare a paper and give an oral presentation on a topic that he or she will select, in consultation with the instructor. The topic may be in the area of domestic relations, child protection, adoption or youth justice law. Students will be encouraged to take a broad approach to their research, considering the legal issues facing parents and children in a boarder social and legal context, and perhaps including a comparative dimension to their research.

Components: Seminar

Assessment Method: Essay/Papers 80%, Participation 20%

Degree Requirement Fulfilled: Substantial Term Paper

Prerequisite: LAW 520