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8896.36 - Sem: Public Utilities
Professor: Samuel H. Porter
Semester: 2013 Spring
Second Writing Requirement? Yes
Professional Responsibility? No
This two-credit seminar will be taught by Adjunct Professor Samuel Porter, who is a senior partner and former Chair of Executive Committee of the law firm Porter, Wright, Morris & Arthur and who also serves as Chair of the Public Utility, Communications, and Transportation Law Section of the American Bar Association. His practice is concentrated in the areas of utility regulation and litigation. The course will focus on issues concerning the regulation and deregulation of utilities including: retail and wholesale competition, electricity and gas trading, consolidations and alliances, effects on public service obligations, and municipal power and cooperatives.
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