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Principles and practices of construction law

Author: Nancy J White
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 2002.
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A graduate or undergraduate textbook presenting the most common areas of law encountered in the construction industry, using terminology and a format designed to be accessible to students who have no  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy J White
ISBN: 0130325767 9780130325761
OCLC Number: 47255239
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 433 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction to the Legal System and the Maxims of Law. 2. Applying and Using the Law. 3. Logic. 4. Preparing Legal Arguments and Briefing Cases. 5. Law, Ethics, and Morality. 6. Relationships Among the Parties on the Project. 7. Mistakes in Bidding. 8. Specifications and Plans. 9. Scope. 10. Changes and Additions to the Contract. 11. Delays and Acceleration. 12. Differing and Unforeseen Site Conditions. 13. Warranties. 14. Termination of the Contract and Contract Damages. 15. Torts and Tort Damages. 16. Joint Liability and Indemnity. 17. Bankruptcy. 18. Dispute Resolution. 19. Frequently Asked Questions. Index.
Responsibility: Nancy J. White.


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"Overall this manuscript represents the makings of a very fine textbook for an undergraduate or graduate level construction law course." - Mark Pruitt, Oklahoma State University"This is a well Read more...

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This book is a textbook for undergraduate students with little or no knowledge of the law. It contains chapter vocabulary and problems to help them understand the concepts covered. A teacher's manual is also available from the textbook publisher.

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