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Ann Stanton


Since joining the College faculty in 1980, Professor Ann Stanton has taught courses in Juvenile Law, Domestic Relations, Elder Law, Law and Gender, Law and Ethics of Lawyering, and Law and Social Science, and seminars in Parent-Child and Law and the Arts. She is a faculty fellow for the Center for Law, Science and Innovation and has written extensively about child custody, children’s and grandparents’ rights, domestic relations and other family-law issues. 

Professor Stanton was a visiting professor at the University of Santa Clara School of Law, and an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota. Prior to entering academia, she practiced civil litigation at the law firm of Severson, Werson, Burke & Melchior in San Francisco. She has served on the Arizona Judicial Council Committee on Child Support and Family Law, Arizona's Task Force on Juvenile Corrections, and the Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, and as Chair of the Arizona Commission on Child Support Enforcement. She is a member of the American Psychological Association's Committee on Legal Issues. Professor Stanton’s currently working on a new book titled, "Children’s Rights and the Law."

  • Ph.D. Stanford University
  • J.D. Stanford Law School 
  • B.A. University of Minnesota
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