Land Use

Class Term: 
Fall Term 2016-2017
Catalog Number: 
Class Number: 
23938
Class Schedule: 
Thursday
3:30 pm
6:20 pm
LAW G12
Professor(s): 
Professor: 
Type: 
Lecture
Credits: 
3
Enrollment Limit: 
20
Grading Details: 

Students will be expected to complete all required readings. Grades will be based on the following:

  1. Class participation (10%) Frequency and quality of participation in class.
  2. Writing Project (65%) The student will be provided with the briefs from a pending Pennsylvania court appeal involving a significant land use issue. The student will be expected to prepare a written decision as if he or she is a judician court clerk. Each student will be expected to make a brief class presentation concerning the written decision.
  3. Zoning Board Presentation (15%) The student will attend a local zoning hearing and provide a short written report and class presentation on what transpired at the hearing.
  4. In-class Analysis of Hypothetical Land Use Problems (10%)