pros and cons of marriage
questions swirling around the institution of marriage as it was,
is and one day may be will be explored in a Nov. 9-10 conference
sponsored by the University's Center
for Children, Families and the Law.
psychology and law experts representing a variety of viewpoints
will discuss their recent research and innovative efforts to promote
both traditional and non-traditional partnerships. Sessions will
run from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 9 and from 8:45 a.m. to noon
Nov. 10 in the Law School's Caplin Auditorium.
is a private union that has become a political issue. The conference
highlights a surprisingly controversial question: What is the
role of the state in encouraging, or in some cases, permitting
marriage?" asked center director and U.Va. psychology professor
public is invited to attend the conference, which costs $50. U.Va.
faculty, staff and students are admitted free. For information,
contact Kristine LaLonde at 924-4029 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also see the Web site at http://www.virginia.edu/~ccfl/