Utility Law & Regulation

SLN #: 89054
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 018
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Grabel
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Course Description:
Students will examine utility law, with a particular focus on Arizona. The course will begin with an overview of the various types of utilities in Arizona and their respective regulators. It will then discuss the purpose of regulation, the regulatory compact between a regulated utility and its regulator, and competitive market structures. The class will focus on the Arizona Corporation Commission, examining the powers and restrictions on that body, and follow current trends in state utility regulation, including renewable energy portfolio standards, rate design considerations, water policies, and rate adjustment mechanisms. Finally, the course will look at trends in federal regulation, law, and policy.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Seminar: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Teaching Method: In Person

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.