LAW Real Estate and Land Use Litigation

Prof. John Infranca,

3 credits day; 3 credits evening.


The course will be taught using a variety of methodologies, including lectures, classroom discussion, and in-class exercises. There will be occasional guest speakers during the semester. Grades will be based primarily upon a series of research and writing assignments and simulations, as well as class participation and in-class exercises.

Faculty comments: This course will build upon the required property course and address in depth select types of litigation involving real estate, property, and land use law. Topics covered in a given semester may include some of the following: land sale contracts, mortgages and foreclosure, easements, covenants, adverse possession, rezoning, variances, eminent domain, and other legal actions involving the acquisition and use of real property. The course will spend some time discussing specifics of Massachusetts real estate practice and specialized courts.

  Prerequisite: Property

pointer    Elective Course

pointer    Meets Civil Litigation Concentration Requirements

<<Course Updated: March 15, 2016>>