Legal Aspects of Architecture, Engineering, and the Construction Process

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West Publishing Company, 1989 - Architects - 889 pages
The sixth edition of this classic text (written primarily for senior and graduate level architecture, engineering, construction management, and law students) provides a bridge between the academic and real worlds. The text is also a valuable reference for practitioners and it has been cited in over twenty-five court decisions. The sixth edition has been updated to include the most up-to-date information on new developments in the legal aspects of architectural, engineering, and the construction processes.

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Contents

Preface
xix
Table of Abbreviations
xxvii
Table of Cases
xxxiii
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Justin Sweet is the John H. Boalt Professor of Law, Emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley. Born and raised in Wisconsin, he attended the University of Wisconsin, where he received a B.A., phi beta kappa, in literature in 1951 and an LL.B. in 1953. He was note editor for the "Law Review" and Order of the Coif. After serving on the staff of the attorney general of Wisconsin, he was in the Judge-Advocate General's Corps and later practiced in Milwaukee. He joined the Boalt faculty in 1958, where he taught Contracts, Construction Law, and Insurance until the early 1990s. Sweet was a visiting professor at the University of Rome (as a Fulbright Lecturer), Hebrew University, University of Leuven in Belgium, Osgoode Hall in Canada, Tel-Aviv University, and the University of Fribourg.

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