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This course considers a number of important topics in contemporary Scots family law. An underlying theme is whether the law in these areas is satisfactory or in need of reform, and what shape reform might take. Topics include; domestic violence, same-sex relationships the welfare test, divorce law, family mediation, assisted reproduction, adoption and international family relocation. There is a comparative element to some of the seminar topics as relevant Scots law is compared with the position in England and/or other common law jurisdictions. The effects on Scots family law of the European Convention of Human Rights are also explored.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||25 credits (12.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1 three-hour examination (75%) and a 2,000 word essay (25%).
There are no assessments for this course.