Construction Law



SLN #: 14675
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 019
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Holden

Course Description:
This course, which focuses on practical construction law issues, is being taught by an experienced practicing lawyer. Topics that will be covered include: types of construction contracts; the basic relationships among the owners, architects/engineers, general constractors, subcontractors and material suppliers on a project; express and implied warranties; the role of the schedule and claims related to scheduling; change orders and concealed site condition claims; mechanics' liens, stop notices and other payment remedies; types of insurance and insurance coverage disputes on construction projects; proving damages; and the trial of a construction case and the use expert witnesses. The class will be taught using case studies and the case method; extensive student participation during class is expected.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Yes
Online Course Site: None