Law of Nonprofit Organizations

Catalog No.: 542

Course Description:

This course covers the legal requirements and policy implications for nonprofit organizations. Course topics include the formation and operation of charitable organizations, issues of organization governance, articulation and enforcement of fiduciary duties, remedies for breach of fiduciary duties, federal taxation requirements, principles of charitable gifts and restrictions on gifts, dissolution and extraordinary transactions, and relationships between the organization and the State (including private enforcement and derivative proceedings).  The course also considers non-charitable nonprofit organizations.  


Law of Nonprofit Organizations Spring 2022