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Fall 2021
5297 Construction Law - LAPAR- 27242

Professor(s): Kelly  LaPar (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Real Property, Trusts and Estates 

Time: 8:30a-10:30a  T  Location: 3  BLB

Course Outline: The course will provide students with an overview of the general principals of construction law and the issues construction law practitioners navigate in the representation of their construction industry clients. You will learn about issues relating to private and public construction projects such as mechanic’s liens and bond claims, the role of the various parties involved in the construction process (ie, owner/ developer, general contractor, subcontractor, supplier), risk-allocation clauses employed in construction contracts, issues arising during contract performance, and dispute resolution forums.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus revised 8/12/21

Course Notes:   Whether this course will be distance education, or will have a physical room assigned, and if so the extent to which the instructor might use the room during the semester, is not determined at the time when registration initially opens for this course.  You may see contrary indications in the UH systems where you actually register for the course.  In other words, this course might be distance education with no use of a physical classroom. It might be the “HyFlex” mode in which some Law Center courses used a physical room during 2020-21. As we get closer to the start of the term/semester for this course, this course note will be updated as decisions are determined. The instructors will be involved in those decisions, but decisions about modalities may not be invariant throughout the term/semester or between now and when the course starts.



First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/09 9am-11am  3 BLB    

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)

Course Materials (6/30/2021 11:43:30 AM)

Book(s) Required

ISBN: 978-1539270133