Message From the Dean

Here we are at the start of another new year filled with hope and excitement as the Center for Children, Families and the Law continues its mission to assist families in crisis who need and [...]

Message From the Director of Center for Children, Families and the Law: Everything’s Up to Date at the Kansas City Family Law Summit

I went to Kansas City on a Friday By Saturday I learned a thing or two But up ‘till then I didn’t have an idea Of what the mod’rn world was coming to Lyrics from Everything’s Up to Date in Kansas [...]

Update on Family Law Practicum/Mediation Project: Law and Psychology Students Conducting Actual Mediations in Court Under Supervision

We are happy to report on the highly successful results this past semester of the Family Law Practicum/Mediation Project, another of the Center for Children, Families and the Law’s innovative [...]

Welcome to Emily J. Stolzenberg — An Accomplished Scholar and Hofstra Law’s New Visiting Assistant Professor of Law and Center for Children, Families and the Law Research Fellow

We would like to extend a hearty welcome to Professor Emily J. Stolzenberg, who has joined the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University’s faculty as a Visiting Assistant Professor of [...]

Siben and Siben Conference on Plain Language and Simplification to be Held at Hofstra Law School on March 29, 2019

Approximately 14% or 32 million individuals in the United States can’t read.[i]  19% can’t complete a job application or read a newspaper. [ii] 50% of immigrants who enter this country lack basic [...]

Hofstra Law Named a Top 3 School for Family Law by preLaw Magazine

Featured Hofstra Law Alumnus: The Honorable Jeffrey Sunshine ’80

Hofstra Law Alumni Profile Series In every issue of FamilyLaw@HofstraLaw, we will be profiling a successful Hofstra Law alumnus. We are proud to launch our series with the below interview with [...]

Collaborations Between the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and the Psychology Department at Hofstra University

In an effort to improve both professional outcomes and efficiency in functioning, a recent trend in both law and mental health has been to incorporate multidisciplinary approaches to best serving [...]

Managing Editor’s View: The Inner Workings of the Family Court Review

What is the Family Court Review? Family Court Review (FCR) is a peer-reviewed international, interdisciplinary journal that is published quarterly under the auspices of the Association of Family [...]

Square Pegs and Round Holes: Shoehorning Modern Family Dynamics into Antiquated Laws

A few years ago, a white woman and a black woman visited a fertility clinic, each woman to be inseminated with one of her own eggs fertilized with her husband’s seed. The white woman became [...]

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