Law of Public-Private Partnerships

Section 1SP, Fall 20

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 10/17
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will focus on the legal topics required to successfully negotiate and document a public private partnership for a real estate transaction. The class will be taught using case studies and creative problem solving.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): None
Description: None
Final Exam Notes:


Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will work in teams of four to negotiate and draft a comprehensive development agreement for a public private partnership. Additionally, each student will be required to draft two research memoranda on two of the legal topics covered during the course of the semester.

Other Work
Students will prepare a PowerPoint presentation on one of the research topics and present same to the class.

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Because the credits in this course count toward the JD Program Professional Skills requirement, JD candidates will be given enrollment priority for this class. Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes: Each student will be evaluated based on class participation, the research memoranda and the PowerPoint presentation; a group grade will be assigned for the comprehensive development agreement project.

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

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Cross Listed: No
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