Understanding Family Law

ISBN-10: 0769847447
ISBN-13: 9780769847443
Authors: John DeWitt Gregory, Peter Nash Swisher, Robin Fretwell Wilson
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Understanding Family Law includes comprehensive coverage of topics such as traditional and nontraditional families, nonmarital and postmarital contracts, annulment, paternity and legitimacy, procreation rights, contraception, abortion, sterilization, artificially assisted conception, and adoption and termination of parental rights. Like the prior edition published in 2005, this new Fourth Edition of Understanding Family Law explains specific family law issues, such as intrafamily tort immunity and liability, medical care for child and spouse, wrongful life and wrongful birth, domestic violence, PINS, CHINS, ethical issues for the lawyer, alternative dispute resolution, equitable…    

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Robin Fretwell Wilson is Associate Professor of Law at the University of Maryland School of Law.nbsp; She has published articles on the risks of abuse to children in the Cornell Law Review , Emery Law Journal , Journal of Child and Family Studies , Washington University Journal of Law & Policy , and Child and Family Law Quarterly .nbsp; She has testified on the use of social science research in legal decision-making before the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice Joint Hearings on Health Care.nbsp; A member of the Executive Committee of the Family and Juvenile Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools, Professor Wilson has frequently lectured on violence against…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Carolina Academic Press Number of pages: 612 Dimensions: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall Weight: 2.134 lbs. Language: English