Construction Law and Litigation   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 689 - Construction Law and Litigation

Credits: 2

This course covers the substantive issues that arise in litigation concerning major public and private construction projects. The course addresses the rights and liabilities of owners, lenders, prime contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, sureties, insurers, and design professionals arising under contracts, statutes, professional liability and certain business related torts such as misrepresentation. The course also address the use of litigation, arbitration, and mediation to resolve construction disputes.

Prerequisites: None

Note: This course will be of interest to students interested in a career in state or federal government, construction contracting and litigation, or business litigation. Students with background in engineering, architecture, or construction management are encouraged to enroll.

Basis of Grade: Final examination

Form of Grade: Letter Grade