Parents, Children and the Law   [Archived Catalog]
2018-2019 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 631 - Parents, Children and the Law

Credits: 3

This course addresses issues related to the legal status of minority and the parent-child relationship, including: paternity, adoption, abuse and neglect, termination of parental rights, basic principles for determining custody, children's rights, and the allocation of authority to make decisions concerning minors. The course will also cover issues relating to reproduction, including the legal status of the fetus and issues raised by advanced reproductive technology.

Basis of Grade: Final examination

Form of Grade: Letter