International and Comparative Family Law (SC)

Section 1, J-Term 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 0/14
Credits: 1
Days* Time Room Start Date End Date
  • TWRF
  • 0900-1200
  • WB116
01/17/2023 01/20/2023
*“R” means Thursday

Course Description

Students will study international and comparative law approaches to family law. The course will cover the role of the state and religion in marriage, divorce, child custody, relocation and abduction, support, and adoption as well as surrogacy and other forms of assisted reproduction. The class will conclude with a book club-type discussion of Ian McEwan's novel, The Children Act, and the resulting movie, as well as Jia Tolentino's chapter, I Thee Dread.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Final Type (if any): None
Description: None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work
Students will be required to complete assignments during the course (details to be announced).

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*If “Yes,” then students are required to submit a substantial research paper in this course, which means students do not need to submit any form to SRO for this paper to meet their upper-level writing requirement. If “No,” then students must submit a “special request” e-form to SRO (available via LawWeb) no later than five weeks after the start of the term for a paper in this class to be counted toward the upper-level writing requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

Schedule No.
123110023
Law No.
LAW7633
Modified Type
Seminar
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Friday, January 13, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Monday, January 23, 11:59 PM
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