Course ID: 207450


This seminar focuses on the transnational and international aspects of family law. Specific topics may include: cross-border marriage, divorce, support, family property, adoption, surrogacy, and child custody. You will learn how to use key international conventions relating to family law, including the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child. As well, different family law traditions within Canada and around the world will be discussed.

Components: Seminar

Assessment Method: Essay/Papers 75%, Assignments 5%, Participation 20%

Degree Requirement Fulfilled:

Prerequisite: LAW 520