Work of the Family Lawyer

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-04-02
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

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Ideal for both classroom and clinical settings, Work of the Family Lawyer, Second Edition, offers succinct coverage in an accessible format that encourages the development of skills used in practice. Work of the Family Lawyer takes a focused approach that includes: concise and accessible introductions tightly edited cases student-friendly problems and questions that promote in-class learning a flexible organization, based on issues commonly confronting a family law practitioner, that can easily adapt to a variety of teaching approaches a consistent and sensible chapter structure: a brief introduction case orientation carefully edited and focused cases discussion questions summary of context and principles review problems mediation and professional responsibility coverage that illuminates the lawyer's role as a problem solver and counselor a detailed Teacher's Manual that discusses and explains cases, questions, and problems, and which also provides Sample Syllabi Author website: www.aspenlawschool.com/oliphant_versteegh2 that offers: PowerPoint slides Quizzes Updates and supplemental material What's new in the thoughtful revision of the Second Edition: major U.S. Supreme Court decisions and recent state decisions including: Goodridge v. Department of Public Health Lofton v. Secretary of Dept. Of Children and Family Services Town of Castle Rock v. Gonzales Whorton v. Dillingham III Nicholson v. Scoppetta Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey Stenberg v. Carhart Bartsch v. Bartsch in Re Marriage of Hansen Roe v. Wade new chapters on marriage requirements and grounds for divorce And The issues and law surrounding abortion discussion of non-adversarial forms of practice, such as mediation and collaborative law, reflecting its increased use a survey of the new roles of the family law professional a more streamlined organization 26 chapters, down from 32 hypothetical problems that relate chapter topics to a variety of family structures the addition of interdisciplinary material from the social sciences Honed to a fine point, this family law casebook is the perfect teaching tooladapting to your students' needs and to your preferences as you create your syllabus.

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