Elder Law

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. 
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Course Information
Course #: LAW 933
Program: JD
Course Type: JD Seminar
Area of Study: Family Law, Health Law, Policy and Bioethics
Credit Hours: Two credit hours.