Parenthood: Legal Parental Status and Parental Responsibility – Lecture series

These are the handouts for the overview lectures I provide on parenthood: legal parental status and parental responsibility.  I cover the following issues (issues 1-3 were lectured on this year; issue 4 was included last year; and issue 5 two years ago):

  • Issue 1 – Who or what is a parent?  [handout here];
  • Issue 2 – Legal motherhood  [handouts here and here];
  • Issue 3 – Legal fatherhood  [handouts here and here];
  • Issue 4 – Parental responsibility  [handouts from last year here and here];
  • Issue 5 – The relationship between legal parental status and parental responsibility  [handout from two years’ ago here].