Construction Law

The construction industry, comprised of owners, lenders, architects and engineers, contractors and subcontractors, material suppliers, sureties and insurers, by many measures is the largest production industry in the U.S.  

This industry-oriented course will address (1) the complex world of construction, (2) the climate that leads to controversies, (3) the application of legal principles to the complex factual contexts of the construction process, (4) contract formation and administration issues involved in the process, including project delivery methods, contract types, allocation of risk, implied warranties, competitive bidding and contractor selection procedures, changes and extras, differing site conditions, schedule delay and disruption, bonds and suretyship, insurance, and claims of many types, and (5) how disputes are resolved through mediation, litigation, and arbitration.

Credits
2
Limited Drop
Graduation Requirements
Upper Division Legal Writing
Subject Area
Business Law *
Commercial Law
Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution & Advocacy
Student Year
Upper Division
LL.M.
Grade base
A - F
Course type
SEM