Brian Ohm

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Courses


Traditional Classroom Courses

URPL 833: PLANNING AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM - Syllabus for Spring 2014

This course attempts to "demystify" the legal system for planning students by providing an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the operation and functioning of the legal system and its impact on planning in the United States.  It is a required course for all Masters students.

URPL 731: INTRODUCTION TO REGIONAL PLANNING Syllabus for Fall 2013

This course provides an examination of the policy and institutional framework (both historical and contemporary) for regional planning in the United States.

Outreach Courses

As the State specialist in planning law for the University of Wisconsin Extension, Professor Ohm’s outreach courses include the annual “Local Land Use Planning and Zoning” WisLine Series co-taught with Philip Freeburg of Extension’s Local Government Center; teaching continuing maintenance [law] credit courses sponsored by the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association for certified planners; teaching at various continuing legal education courses for the State Bar of Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin Law School, and the National Business Institutes; and teaching at a variety of other workshops, conferences, and seminars.