Discussion Guides

The discussion guides are written by practicing experts with legal, clinical or social science expertise. They have been developed to encourage an interdisciplinary approach to teaching family law. The discussion guides briefly summarize the latest research and thinking available on the subject and emphasize key class discussion points the expert believes the law student should understand. Discussion guides also include a list of references on the subject.

  • Abuse and Neglect: PDF icon PDF | MSWord icon MSWord
  • ADR Processes in Family Law: PDF icon PDF | MSWord icon MSWord
  • Adults’ Emotional Reaction to Divorce PDF icon PDF | MSWord icon MSWord
  • Child Custody Evaluations: PDF icon PDF | MSWord icon MSWord
  • Child Development and Appropriate Parenting Plans PDF icon PDF | MSWord icon MSWord
  • Children’s Psychological Responses to Divorce: PDF icon PDF | MSWord icon MSWord
  • Children and Divorce: PDF icon PDF
  • Lawyer to Lawyer Relationships in Family Law Practice: PDF icon PDF
  • Mediation in Child Protection: PDF icon PDF | MSWord icon MSWord
  • The Role of Emotion in Family Law Practice: PDF icon PDF
  • The Role of the Lawyer in Family Law Practice: PDF icon PDF
  • Unified Family Court: PDF icon PDF | MSWord icon MSWord
  • Family Mediation: Practice and Theory

    1. Table of Contents: PDF icon PDF | MSWord icon MSWord