PA951DM Syllabus - Parish Administration.pdfPA951DM Syllabus - Parish Administration.pdf

PA951DM: Best Practices in Parish Administration

The course serves as an overview of civil legal and financial issues faced by the parish.  Topics addressed include:  overview of civil law; contracts; negligence and premises liability; land use and zoning; employment law, workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation; festivals, Bingo, casinos and liquor liability; tax exempt status; confidentiality/privileged communications; protection of children; and financial management.  Students will be asked to review and analyze actual published case decisions.

Instructor: Ken Barrett