• Construction Law Seminar – 6113



Subject Area

Commercial Law
Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution & Advocacy
Business Law *
  • Student Year
    Upper Division
    Course type
    Grad. Requirements
    Upper Division Legal Writing

The construction industry, comprised of owners, lenders, architects and engineers, contractors and subcontractors, material suppliers, sureties and insurers, by many measures is the largest production industry in the U.S.  

This industry-oriented course will address (1) the complex world of construction, (2) the climate that leads to controversies, (3) the application of legal principles to the complex factual contexts of the construction process, (4) contract formation and administration issues involved in the process, including project delivery methods, contract types, allocation of risk, implied warranties, competitive bidding and contractor selection procedures, changes and extras, differing site conditions, schedule delay and disruption, bonds and suretyship, insurance, and claims of many types, and (5) how disputes are resolved through mediation, litigation, and arbitration.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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