Thursday, June 9, 2016

Paper by Prof. Payne and Prof. Fortson presented by Prof. Fortson at Law and Society meeting

Prof. Ryan Fortson, J.D., Ph.D., and Prof. Troy C. Payne, Ph.D., Justice Center faculty, recently co-authored a paper which Prof. Fortson presented at the 2016 Law and Society Association Annual Meeting. 

The paper is titled, "The Effect of Legal Counsel on Outcomes of Custody Determinations." The paper discusses results from the study of child custody cases in family law court in Palmer, Alaska involving represented and unrepresented parties.

The Law and Society Association is an interdisciplinary scholarly organization committed to social scientific, interpretive, and historical analyses of  law across multiple social contexts.