Legal Aspects of Architecture, Engineering & the Construction Process

Legal Aspects of Architecture, Engineering & the Construction Process

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The primary focus of this text is to provide a bridge for students between the academic world and the real world. This bridge is built through an understanding of what is law, how law is created, how law affects almost every activity of human conduct, and how legal institutions operate. Intended mainly for architectural and engineering students, but increasingly for those in business schools and law schools, this text features a clear, concise, and jargon-free presentation. It probes beneath the surface of legal rules and uncovers why these rules developed as they did, outlines arguments for and against these rules, and examines how they work in practice. Updated with the most recent developments in the legal aspects of architectural, engineering, and the construction processes, this text is also a valuable reference for practitioners that has been cited in over twenty-five court decisions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.can retain this amount and sue for any balance to which it is entitled, or it must return the excess of the deposit over damages. ... This approach does not take note of the long- haul aspects of denominating the forfeiture clause as stipulated anbsp;...

Title:Legal Aspects of Architecture, Engineering & the Construction Process
Author:Justin Sweet, Marc Schneier
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2008-11-14


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