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Cuba Field Study

Cuba Field Study

April 9-15, 2017

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

Application Deadline

Friday, February 3, 2017 — Space is limited.

Course Description

Comparative Family Law

This course provides an introduction to and comparative perspective on the Civil and Common Law legal systems, with a focus on how law regulates our intimate and family lives, and special attention to the family law and culture of Cuba.

After a historical grounding in the contrasting legal systems, the course will spotlight the treatment of issues of family formation, dissolution, and relational rights within the common law and civil law tradition, as well as examine how the Cuban legal system emerged and how it deals with the family.

You will 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.

Havana Map