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Spring 2013 - Construction Litigation

Sullivan, Matthew J
Ryan, Matthew C

Credit Hours: 2  Course ID: 264T  Unique # 29015

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
M3:45 - 5:35 pmJON 6.206
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Take-home Wednesday, May 1
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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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