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CEE 524 - Construction Law

Fall 2020

Construction LawONL67028ONL41530 - 1650 T R    Timothy D Stark

Course Description

This course covers the legal aspects of the construction process and the potential liability that engineers can incur through the design, and post-construction processes. Organization and operation of the American court system, contact formation, defenses, remedies, and typical areas of dispute, and design services contracts, torts, product liability, agency, business organizations, intellectual property, and risk managements are covered as well. Includes mock trial of a recent construction-related case with the class serving as plaintiffs and defendants.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Undergraduate degree and CEE 420 (Construction Productivity), CEE 421 (Construction Planning), and CEE 422 (Construction Cost Analysis).

Subject Area

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering