Construction Litigation

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON 3:55 - 5:45 pm TNH 3.125

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Floating take-home exam (administered by Faculty Coordinator)


This course will analyze theories of liability and defenses in the area of construction dispute resolution, with particular emphasis on Texas law. It involves participation in several case studies, which will include extensive discussion of the practical aspects of resolving construction disputes through litigation and arbitration. The class participants will study case materials involving property damage, personal injury, and claims for delay and payment. The semester will conclude with a mediation exercise with one of the leading construction mediators in Texas. The teaching goal is to furnish students with the basic tools to evaluate and handle a variety of construction related disputes.  

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

No materials required


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
10/31/2023 Exam information updated
10/31/2023 Exam information updated