Summer Adoption Law Institute (SALI)


The Family and Youth Law Center (FYLaw)
and Capital University Law School are pleased to offer

Summer Adoption Law Institute (SALI)

Summer 2022

The Family and Youth Law Center teaches the Summer Adoption Law Institute as a summer intensive course to explore issues relating to adoption law. The course content will include the history of adoption law and child welfare law in the United States, Constitutional rights in the family context, types of adoption, parties to adoption, adoption procedure, confidentiality and records in adoption, the Indian Child Welfare Act, race and sexual orientation issues in adoption, interstate dimensions of adoption, assisted reproductive technologies, and wrongful adoptions. Class participants will be provided in-class opportunities for discussion and the opportunity to interact with guest speakers and families involved in adoption.

This course is open to law students and practicing attorneys seeking CLE credit. The Institute is offered over five consecutive days in the summer of even-numbered years. The class format includes discussion of issues from academic and practitioner perspectives, and guest lecturers on several key topics.

Questions? - for course questions - for admissions questions
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