Academics

Third Year Full-Time

6710  FAMILY LAW

The law governing the definition, formation, maintenance and dissolution of the family.  Topics include adoption, alimony, annulment, child custody, divorce, emancipation of minors, intra-family torts, legitimacy, marriage, paternity, pre-marital agreements, property division, tax implications of divorce, and procedure and jurisdiction in various types of causes of action in domestic relations.  Attention is given to common law, state law, and recent constitutional doctrine.

3 credits

6503  FLORIDA CONSITUTIONAL LAW

Analysis of selected provisions of the Florida Constitution, with emphasis on recent decisions of the Florida Supreme Court and analysis of current proposals for constitutional change.

2 credits

6303  FLORIDA PRACTICE I

A study of the unique aspects of Florida Law, including Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, the preparation of pleadings and materials for trial, the court system, legislative procedures, and the significance of Florida’s integrated bar with an emphasis on professional responsibility.  The course examines jurisdiction and process.  The Rules of Florida Civil Procedure are reviewed in depth.

2 credits

CLINICAL PROGRAM or PRO BONO