Contracts and the Legal Environment for Engineers and Architects

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McGraw-Hill, 1995 - Architectural contracts - 496 pages
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Desk-top guide to your professional rights and obligationsAre you prepared for legal problems that could easily come up in your practice? Will you know when it's wise to call a lawyer and how to work with him or her for outcomes favorable to you?In a new edition that takes a keen look at how the law is adapting to fast-changing technology, Contracts and the Legal Environment for Engineers & Architects, Sixth Edition, by Joseph T. Bockrath, gives you a sound foundation in basic legal principles, emphasizing yourown area of contracts and specifications. This savvy advisor uses illustrations drawn from recent litigation to help you understand:*Types of contracts*Performance or breach of contract obligations*Termination of contracts*Contracts for construction and engineering services...advertising for bids...proposals*Contract clauses relating to finances, including damage claims, extras, partial and withheld payments*Professional liability of architects and engineers*Much, much more

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Joseph Bockrath is the R. Gordon Kean Professor of Law at the Louisiana State University Law Center, where he has taught Contracts, Constitutional Law, and several other subjects since 1976. Prior to his arrival at LSU he was an Assistant Professor of Marine Studies at the University of Delaware. Professor Bockrath is a graduate of Hastings College of Law of the University of California in San Francisco.

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