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Hendricks, Jennifer S. Professor


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  • Professor Hendricks's research interests include the law of pregnancy, sex equality, sex differences in parental rights, and constitutional family law.


  • feminist theory, regulation of pregnancy, parental rights, reproductive justice, LGBT rights


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courses taught

  • LAWS 6270 - Law and Mathematics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Covers basic mathematical concepts frequently encountered in the practice of law. Examines the relationships between evidence, calculation, and truth. Intended especially for students who lack confidence in their math skills and/or have not previously studied statistics, but all are welcome.
  • LAWS 7105 - Family Law
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Focuses on nature of marriage, actions for annulment and divorce, problems of alimony and property division, separation agreements, and custody of children. Also considers illegitimacy, abortion, contraception, the status of married women in common law and under modern statutes and relations of parent and child.
  • LAWS 7135 - Parent, Child, and State
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Examines the legal rights of parents and children in a constitutional framework, as well as the state's authority to define and regulate the parent-child relationship. Addresses rights of parents and children to freedom of expression and religious exercise, termination of parental rights and adoption, paternity orientation and culture in defining the family.


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