For our first class (Tuesday Jan. 13), please pick up a packet from the faculty support office in Suite 444 and read Buck v. Bell and DeShaney v. Winnebago County Department of Social Services. Please also read pp. 49-54 in the course textbook: Family Law Cases and Materials, by Judith Areen, Marc Spindelman, and Philomela Tsoukala (Foundation Press, 6th ed. 2012).
For our first class (Tue. Jan. 13), please read pp. xli-lvii and pp. 1-8 in the course textbook: Erwin Chemerinsky, Constitutional Law (Aspen Publishers 4th ed. 2013).