Construction Law

SLN #: 12906
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 004
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Holden

Course Description:
The construction of an actual project will serve as the “laboratory” for the course. Many of the problems presented in class each week will be based on “real time” events occurring on that project and the class will visit the actual construction site during one of the classes. The 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 contractors, 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; the Economic Loss Doctrine; mechanics' liens, stop notices and other payment remedies; proving damages; and the trial of a construction case and the use expert witnesses. Extensive student participation during class is expected.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.