Energy Law: Electricity Regulation - Professor, Melissa Powers, , Course Number: LAW-336, , Course Type: Foundational, , Credits: 3, , Enrollment Limit: Determined by the Registrar, , Description: This course will expose students to, the legal, economic, structural, and social issues, involved in electricity regulation and policy., Covered topics include: the history and evolution, of regulation of electric utilities as monopolies,, utility ratemaking, traditional state jurisdiction, over utilities, the Federal Power Act, electricity, restructuring, electricity transmission, and an, introduction to renewable power policies., , Prerequisite: none, , Evaluation Method: Evaluation will be based on a, combination of quizzes taken throughout the, semester, class participation, answers to written, discussion questions submitted every other week,, and a final exam (multiple-choice, short answer,, or true/false with explanations). Students should, be prepared to complete and submit work throughout, the semester, as the majority of the course grade, will not be based on the final exam., , Capstone: no, , WIE: no, , The American Bar Association accreditation, standards require students to regularly attend the, courses in which they are registered. Lewis &, Clark expects students to attend classes regularly, and to prepare for classes conscientiously., Specific attendance requirements may vary from, course to course. Any attendance guidelines for a, given class must be provided to students in a, syllabus or other written document at the start of, the semester. Sanctions (e.g., required withdrawal, from the course, grade adjustment, and/or a, failing grade) will be imposed for poor, attendance.
- Teacher: Melissa Powers