Fundamentals of Construction Law


Author: Carina Y. Enhada,Fred D. Wilshusen,Cheri Turnage Gatlin
Publisher: Aba Professional Education
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 381
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This book is the definitive primer on the subjects which are at the heart of every construction law dispute. Written by highly regarded construction attorney, with 13 chapters which explain the key principles of construction law.

Fundamentals of Construction Law


Author: L. Franklin Elmore,John W. Ralls,Lauren E. Catoe
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781627223003
Category: Law
Page: 386
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Outlining the basics of construction law, this guide explains the major principles of construction law in a logical, useful format. A must-have for any lawyer practicing in the area, particularly those new to the field, chapters are written by some of the best and most experienced practitioners in construction law. Covering the subjects at the heart of every construction project and dispute, chapter authors offer critical perspective by explaining the views and roles of key parties, including owner, designer, contractor, and surety. In addition to discussing important contract provisions, other topics include insurance, scheduling, government contracts, defects, damages, and ADR.

Construction Law

From Beginner to Practitioner
Author: Jim Mason
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317391772
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 378
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This innovative book provides a thorough and comprehensive guide to construction law by blending together black letter law and socio-legal approaches. This mixed methodology makes an ideal introduction to the subject for those studying to enter the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) Industry in a professional capacity. Designed to equip the student with all they need to know about construction law, the topics covered include: The fundamentals of law and the English legal system Contract, business, tort and property law Procurement, subcontracting and partnering Building Information Modelling and best practice Dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration, litigation and adjudication The books suitability for study is enhanced by its logical structure, chapter summaries and further reading lists whilst the role of law in achieving a more collaborative and less confrontational AEC industry is examined in detail. Construction Law: From Beginner to Practitioner takes the reader on a journey from basic legal concepts through to a more detailed appreciation of what the AEC needs as a specialist client for legal services. This book is useful not only for understanding the basics, but also as a reference that practitioners will use time and again.

Fundamentals of Building Contract Management


Author: Thomas E. Uher,Philip Davenport
Publisher: UNSW Press
ISBN: 1742230210
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 438
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Contracts are vital to the construction delivery process; they direct and govern every move. This book strips the legal mystique and jargon from contracts and exposes their basic logic.

Construction Law for Managers, Architects, and Engineers


Author: Nancy J. White
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9781418048471
Category: Architecture
Page: 511
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The construction industry now has a clear, targeted resource for learning pertinent legal principles. Traditional books focus on general legal principles or general construction practices, while this book focuses on that critical place where the law and construction practices intersect. From labor law to contracts, property law to insurance, Construction Law for Managers, Architects, and Engineers uses real-world examples and clear, straightforward business language to transform complex legal jargon into relevant, applicable legal principles and strategies. This book serves as an ideal reference for managers, architects, engineers, construction executives, as well as a useful learning tool for students seeking the knowledge to succeed in these important fields.Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro(tm). This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit dewalt.com/mobilepro.

Fundamentals of Intellectual Property Law


Author: Stephen M. McJohn,Lorie Graham
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781634252539
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 382
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This absorbing textbook for non-lawyers is a "friendly introduction" and survey of intellectual property law and its applications. It covers the law, of course, but is equally about authors, artists, inventors, and entrepreneurs - and how intellectual property law affects them. Giving the lay of the land by examining the fundamental pillars of copyrights, patents, and trademarks, along with more far-reaching topics, it uses entertaining examples and provocative questions to explain the precepts and encourage exploration.

Smith, Currie and Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law

A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional
Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.,John M. Mastin,Ronald G. Robey,Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118858158
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 896
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Cut through the legalese to truly understand construction law Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law is a guide for non-lawyers, presenting a practical introduction to the significant legal topics and questions affecting the construction industry. Now in its fifth edition, this useful guide has been updated to reflect the most current developments in the field, with new information on Public Private Partnerships, international construction projects, and more. Readers will find full guidance toward the new forms being produced by the AIA, AGC, and EJDC, including a full review, comparison to the old forms, areas of concern, and advice for transitioning to the new forms. The companion website features samples of these documents for ease of reference, and end of chapter summaries and checklists help readers make use of the concepts in practice. The updated instructor support material includes scenario exercises, sample curriculum, student problems, and notes highlighting the key points student responses should contain. Construction is one of the nation's single largest industries, but its fractured nature and vast economic performance leave it heavily dependent upon construction law for proper functioning. This book is a plain-English guide to how state and federal law affects the business, with practical advice on avoiding disputes and liability. Understand construction law without wading through legal theory Get information on an emerging method of funding large-scale projects Parse the complexities presented by international and overseas projects Migrate to the new AIA, AGC, and EJDC forms smoothly and confidently This book doesn't cover legal theory or serve as a lawyer's guide to case law and commentary – its strength is the clear, unaffected common-sense approach that caters to the construction professional's perspective. For a better understanding of construction law, Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law is an efficient reference.

Real Estate Law

Fundamentals for The Development Process
Author: Peter E. Smirniotopoulos
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317650166
Category: Law
Page: 504
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Unlike existing textbooks written for law students on specific subjects impacting real estate transactions, Real Estate Law: Fundamentals for The Development Process uses "The Development Process" as a framework for understanding how the U.S. legal system regulates, facilitates, and generally impacts real estate transactions and their outcomes. This book not only addresses the nature of specific legal issues directly relating to real estate transactions but also how those issues may best be identified and addressed in advance. This book breaks down the myriad of laws influencing the selection, acquisition, development, financing, ownership, and management of real estate, and presents them in context. Readers of Real Estate Law will gain a practical understanding, from the perspective of a real property developer or real estate executive, investor, or lender, of: how to identify potential legal issues before they arise; when to involve a real estate attorney; how to select an attorney with the appropriate, relevant experience; and how to efficiently and economically engage and manage legal counsel in addressing real estate issues. Written as a graduate-level text book, Real Estate Law comes with numerous useful features including a glossary of terms, chapter summaries, discussion questions, further reading, and a companion website with instructor resources. It is a resource of great value to real estate and finance professionals, both with and without law degrees, engaged in one aspect or another of real estate development and finance, who want to become more conversant in the legal issues impacting these transactions.

Fundamentals of Corporate Governance

A Guide for Directors and Corporate Counsel
Author: Gregory V. Varallo,Daniel A. Dreisbach,Blake Rohrbacher
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781590314289
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 228
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This new and updated edition provides lawyers with an overview of corporate governance and how it has evolved over the past decade including the role of the board of directors in corporate governance, corporate governance in a troubled company and more.

Fundamentals of Franchising


Author: Rupert M. Barkoff,Andrew C. Selden
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604420531
Category: Law
Page: 401
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Fundamentals of Franchising is charged with useful definitions, practical tips, and expert advice from experienced practitioners. Written specifically to help lawyers and non-lawyers brush up on franchise law, this practical guide examines franchise law from a wide-range of experiences and viewpoints. Each chapter is written by two experienced practitioners and provides you with a well-rounded overview of franchise law and alerts you to issues that may require further research or expertise.

Intellectual Property Valuation

A Primer for Identifying and Determining Value
Author: Weston Anson,Donna P. Suchy,Chaitali Ahya
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590314302
Category: Law
Page: 266
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"In this book, we attempt to cover some frequently asked questions on intellectual property and intangible assets and to engage in brief discussions on the subject of identifying value. We identify many of the main types of intellectual property and intangible assets. We also look at the primary, traditional, and not-so-traditional methods of valuing these assets and include case studies and various situations in which the valuation of these assets is required." -- from the Introduction, p. 3.

California Construction Law


Author: Gibbs,Kenneth C. Gibbs,Gordon Hunt
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 0735592578
Category: Law
Page: 1121
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The topics in the book are organized in the same manner as they would actually arise in a construction project. First, the book deals with pre-construction issues licensing, bidding, and the formation of the construction contract. It then discusses what happens when things go wrong with breach of contract by the owner and/or the contractor. An in-depth analysis is provided with regard to claims involving delay, disruption, and acceleration. Several chapters are then devoted to statutory remedies-mechanics' liens, stop notices, and bonds both on public and private works. Finally, coverage is provided on other issues and subjects involving the construction industry, including expanding liability, home improvement contracts, bankruptcy, and alternative dispute resolution.

Fundamentals of Construction Law


Author: Carina Y. Enhada,Fred D. Wilshusen,Cheri Turnage Gatlin
Publisher: Aba Professional Education
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 381
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This book is the definitive primer on the subjects which are at the heart of every construction law dispute. Written by highly regarded construction attorney, with 13 chapters which explain the key principles of construction law.

Fundamentals of Title Insurance


Author: Gosdin James L 1951,James L. Gosdin
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781627227018
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 475
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Introducing the basics of title insurance law and coverage, this book offers a broad overview of what title insurance does and does not do. Written by a leading industry professional, it provides valuable examples and practice pointers throughout. Topics include the variations and common features of U.S. title insurance, common coverage and issues that real estate lawyers need to understand, and standard requests to consider for a transaction. Also includes time-saving checklists and informative exhibits.

The Grammar and Writing Handbook for Lawyers


Author: Lenné Eidson Espenschied
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781616328825
Category: Law
Page: 300
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The Grammar and Writing Handbook shows you precisely which rules need to be followed, how to choose the correct words, and the most effective way to structure every sentence to help you compose more persuasive, stronger material that's flawlessly written. The book includes a brief history of the English language, as well as comprehensive information on every thing from singular vs. plural, to composing a legal memorandum.

Fundamentals of American Law


Author: Alan B. Morrison,New York University. School of Law
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780198764052
Category: Law
Page: 666
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The American legal system is the most significant in the world today, yet until recently there had not been a book that provided both the basic rules and the theoretical understanding necessary to comprehend it. Now, Fundamentals of American Law supplies these concepts to a number of audiences, ranging from students and scholars of law to business people and government officials; from those whose work regularly involves legal issues and who want to understand the law better than they do now, to the general reader who wants to gain a stronger appreciation of our legal system. In twenty-three chapters, the book looks at the overarching principles of American law, the seven subject areas primarily governed by the States, and the eight areas governed by Federal Law. Each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert in that area. All of the authors are on the faculty of the New York University School of Law, regarded as one of the elite law schools in America, and this work is offered as an element of its unique Global Law School Program. The book not only provides the reader with a solid foundation of American law, but will also serve as a basic reference book for years to come. Fundamentals of American Law is one volume anyone will want to have on hand to gain an understanding of our legal system.