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Dependency Law Practicum

LAW 633

This course will explore basic California dependency law and procedure. Students will be introduced to the statutes, rules of court, and case law applicable to dependency proceedings. Topics covered may include: child abuse and neglect, family reunification and preservation, reasonable services, and the importance and impact of these issues within the child welfare system.

Disability Law

LAW 512

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the major laws relating to individuals with disabilities. Areas of focus may include employment discrimination, access to education, access to transportation, architectural barriers, income maintenance, right to treatment and to refuse treatment, and housing and independent living. Relevant case law, statutes, and regulations protecting the legal rights of persons with physical and mental disabilities are analyzed.