This seminar surveys significant issues in elder law, a field dedicated to examining how the law affects older adults. Topics of study will likely include elder law practice; age discrimination; surrogate decision-making; income in older age; financing health care, housing, and long-term care; elder abuse and neglect; and death and dying. In addition, students must produce a substantial paper on an elder law topic.
|Course #:||LAW 933|
|Course Type:||JD Seminar|
|Area of Study:||Family Law, Health Law, Policy and Bioethics|
|Credit Hours:||Two credit hours.|