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.

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

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 Employment Law


Author: Kerry E. Notestine,American Bar Association. Tort and Insurance Practice Section
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781570738067
Category: Law
Page: 774
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Fundamentals of Patent Law

Interpretation and Scope of Protection
Author: Matt Fisher
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847313817
Category: Law
Page: 448
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Shortlisted for the 2008 Young Authors Inner Temple Book Prize This new book provides a comprehensive overview of the topic of patent claim interpretation in the UK and in three other select jurisdictions. It explores territory that has great commercial significance and yet is severely under-explored in existing works. The twin issues of the function of patent law and interpretational analysis of the scope of protection have been recently reconsidered by the House of Lords, and this work not only reviews their recent cases but also looks at how the US, German and Japanese patent systems deal with the complex problems presented in this area. The book provides a balanced approach between practical, academic and theoretical approaches to claim interpretation. In doing so it provides more than a simple case analysis, as it enables the reader to consider the shape that the law should take rather than simply recounting the current position. Its novelty therefore lies in bringing the theoretical elements of the discussion together with the view of the profession charged with creating the patent documentation in the first place and then viewing this in the light of the detailed comparative studies. It is only by considering all of these elements that we begin to see a pathway for the development of the law in this area. This is a work that will be an important source of reference for academics and practitioners working in the field of patent law.

The Fundamentals of Contract Law and Clauses

A Practical Approach
Author: Nancy S. Kim
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1783479434
Category: Law
Page: 224
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This accessible textbook helps students learn essential transactional skills by explaining the meaning and purpose of common contract clauses and exploring some potential pitfalls associated with their use. Nancy Kim utilizes select case summaries and contract clause examples to illustrate doctrinal concepts and how they may affect a transaction. The Fundamentals of Contract Law and Clauses will prove to be an invaluable resource in the classroom, as it will support law students in becoming preventive lawyers by teaching them how to preempt problems, reduce risks and add value to transactions.

Case Analysis and Fundamentals of Legal Writing


Author: William P. Statsky,R. John Wernet
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780314040183
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 465
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This popular paralegal-specific text introduces the skills of reading and analyzing court opinions. It focuses on briefing cases and applying case law in legal memoranda and advocacy letters. This is a major revision with new cases and expanded writing chapters.ALSO AVAILABLEINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor’s Manual, ISBN: 0-314-46555-3

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.

The Law of Construction Disputes


Author: Cyril Chern
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317748611
Category: Law
Page: 680
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The Law of Construction Disputes covers the construction dispute process by analysing the main areas that can lead to disputes and how to effectively deal with them once they have arisen. The book combines theory and practice along with exact excerpts of the leading case decisions covering the entire spectrum of construction law and the disputes that arise.

Construction Contracts

Law and Management
Author: Will Hughes,Ronan Champion,John Murdoch
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134161883
Category: Law
Page: 432
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The fourth edition of this unparalleled text has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts. Introducing this topic at the core of construction law and management, this book provides students with a one-stop reference on construction contracts. Significant new material covers: procurement tendering developments in dispute settlement commentary on all key legislation, case law and contract amendments up to July 2007. In line with new thinking in construction management research, this authoritative guide is essential reading for every construction undergraduate and an extremely useful source of reference for practitioners.

Construction Contracts

Law and Management
Author: J. R. Murdoch,Will Hughes (Ph. D.),Will Hughes
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780419253105
Category: Law
Page: 381
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This text examines the law governing construction contracts, and the management and administration of those contracts. The study of these aspects of construction law form a core part of most building and construction courses. Revised and updated, the book contains commentary on all key legislation, case law and contract amendments since June 1995.

Proving and Pricing Construction Claims


Author: Robert Frank Cushman,Esq Cushman,John D. Carter,Paul J. Gorman,Douglas F. Coppi
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735514454
Category: Law
Page: 664
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The most useful, definitive resource available on every aspect of construction claims, including how to present the claims, how to calculate and prove the amount of damages sustained, and how to prove liability. It even covers the clauses that should be in every construction contract. You'll get comprehensive coverage of all the important issues -- delay claims, differing site conditions claims, claims for lost profit, international claims, and much more. Includes a variety of winning strategies, practice tips, and helpful checklists to minimize damages and maximize collectability.

Fundamentals of Residential Construction


Author: Edward Allen,Alexander Schreyer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470905123
Category: Architecture
Page: 688
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The leading guide to professional home construction—now updated and revised! Fundamentals of Residential Construction, Third Edition features the most up-to-date explanations of today's residential construction systems. From foundation to roof and exterior finishes to interior details, this new edition thoroughly addresses the latest developments in materials and methods of house construction, including energy efficiency, framing, and roofing. Abundantly illustrated with more than 1,250 drawings and photographs, including new photorealistic illustrations that bring the text to life, this Third Edition provides authoritative coverage on wood light-frame construction, industrialized systems of construction, insulating concrete forms, light-gauge steel frame, panelized construction, and a new chapter on multifamily construction. Topics covered include: Plumbing Building codes Heating and cooling Financing Wiring Roofing Thermal insulation Environmental concerns Foundations Finish sitework Rough sitework Wood and light-gauge steel framing Engineered materials Exterior and interior finishes Organized in a logical, easy-to-follow format, Fundamentals of Residential Construction, Third Edition is the one-stop source for building professionals to gain a working knowledge of codes, management procedures, material, and all home building concerns.