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Spring 2012 - Construction Litigation

Sullivan, Matthew J
Ryan, Matthew C

Unique # 29145 Credit Hours: 2 Course ID: 264T
DayTimeLocation
M3:30 - 5:20 pmTNH 2.124
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Take-home Monday, May 7
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This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course will analyze theories of liability and defense in the area of construction dispute resolution, with particular emphasis on Texas law.  It involves participation in several case studies, which will include extensive discussion of the practical aspects of resolving construction disputes through litigation and arbitration.  The class participants will study case materials involving property damage, personal injury, and claims for delay and payment.  The semester will conclude with a mediation exercise with one of the leading construction mediators in Texas.  The teaching goal is to furnish the students with the basic tools to evaluate and handle a variety of construction related disputes. 

PREREQUISITE:  Construction Law.

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