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Monica Hof Wallace is a professor of law at Loyola New Orleans College of Law. This video displays students participating in Module 3 of 4, progressing through the family law process of divorce—the child custody hearing. MOV129(00h39m00s-00h41m00s) from Christine Cerniglia on Vimeo .
Monica Hof Wallace is a professor of law at Loyola New Orleans College of Law. This video displays students participating in Module 1 of 4, progressing through the family law process of divorce—the client interview. M2U00084(00h25m50s-00h27m50s) from Christine Cerniglia on Vimeo .
Monica Hof Wallace is a professor of law at Loyola New Orleans College of Law. This video provides an additional overview of her upper level Family Law course, entitled Law of Persons. Wallace discusses the four out-of-class modules to her course, progressing through the family law practice from 1...
Monica Hof Wallace is a professor of law at Loyola New Orleans College of Law. This video provides an overview of her upper level Family Law course, entitled Law of Persons, in which Wallace incorporates experiential learning to teach students Louisiana’s civil family law.
This take home assignment is the third from Professor Wallace’s Civil Law of Persons course at the Loyola New Orleans College of Law. The assignment explains a scenario in involving an unwed couple, a pregnancy, and various facts unfold. The students must then answer questions regarding paternity...
This take home assignment is the second from Professor Wallace’s Civil Law of Persons course at the Loyola New Orleans College of Law. The assignment explains a scenario in which a couple marries, has children, and various facts unfold. The students must then answer questions regarding marriage,...
This take home assignment is the first from Professor Wallace’s Civil Law of Persons course at the Loyola New Orleans College of Law. The assignment explains a scenario in which a couple marries, various facts unfold, and the students must then answer questions regarding marriage, divorce, and...
Following the Experiential Module 2, this Experiential Module from Professor Wallace’s Civil Law of Persons course at the Loyola New Orleans College of Law contains materials regarding a child custody hearing and child support worksheet. Using another memo from a senior partner, a transcript of the...
Following the Experiential Module 1, this Experiential Module from Professor Wallace’s Civil Law of Persons course at the Loyola New Orleans College of Law contains materials on drafting the Petition for Divorce using the facts gained from the client interview. The module gives students another...
This Experiential Module from Professor Wallace’s Civil Law of Persons course at Loyola New Orleans College of Law contains materials for students to learn the skills required for client interviews. The materials contain a memo from the partner in the fictitious firm and quick notes on interviewing...
This Schedules of Assignments contains a timeline for assignments and class topics from Professor Wallace’s Civil Law of Persons course at Loyola New Orleans College of Law during the Spring semester of 2014.
This syllabus contains class policies, a course description, course learning objectives, and general pertinent information for Professor Wallace’s Civil Law of Persons course at the Loyola College of Law. The course features experiential learning of Louisiana family law, with particular focus on...
Erin McGrath is a third year law student at Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law. In this video, she discusses her experience in the Family Law with Skills course taught by professors Andy Schepard and Herbie DiFonzo.
Herbie DiFonzo is law professor at Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. Here, he discusses the reformulation of the family law curriculum to integrate exposure to practice skills.
Andy Schepard is a law professors at Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University. Here, he gives an overview of the content and goals of the Family Law with Skills course.
Student Portfolio #3 provides an example of the coursework required of students enrolled in the Family Law with Skills course taught at Hofstra University. The portfolio includes written observations of family court proceedings, journal assignments, self-evaluation in the simulation activity, and a...
Student Portfolio #2 provides an example of the coursework required of students enrolled in the Family Law with Skills course taught at Hofstra University. The portfolio includes written observations of family court proceedings, journal assignments, self-evaluation in the simulation activity, and a...
Student Portfolio #1 provides an example of the coursework required of students enrolled in the Family Law with Skills course taught at Hofstra University. The portfolio includes written observations of family court proceedings, journal assignments, self-evaluation in the simulation activity, and a...
The Written Assignments and Due Dates document outlines the writing assignments of the Family Law with Skills course, which are used to evaluate the performance of students. The document lists each written assignment, the due date of the assignment, and any relevant details. Students must complete...
The Schedule of Topics and Reading Assignments outlines the Family Law with Skills course taught at Hofstra University by Professors Herbie DiFonzo and Andrew Schepard. The document breaks down the course class by class, detailing the particular topic of each class and the corresponding required...

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