Cuba Field Study: Comparative Family Law

Friday-Saturday, April 11-19, 2014

Sponsored by the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University.
Approved by the American Bar Association.

The application deadline is Monday, February 3, 2014.

Course Description

The Cuba Field Study: Comparative Family Law provides an introduction to and comparative perspective on the Civil Law and Common Law legal systems, with a focus on how law regulates our intimate and family lives.

After a historical grounding in the contrasting legal systems, the course spotlights the treatment of issues of family formation, dissolution and relational rights within the common law and civil law traditions; it also examines how the Cuban legal system emerged and how it deals with the family.

You earn 1 credit by taking the course, which is taught by Professor J. Herbie DiFonzo.

Traveling to Cuba

For more information about traveling to Cuba, please visit the U.S. State Department website and review the Country Specific Information for Cuba.

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