The Teaching of Construction Law and the Practice of Construction Law: Never the Twain Shall Meet?
Legal Education Review, Vol. 20, No. 1, p. 84, 2010
27 Pages Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Date Written: 2010
This article briefly analyses the meaning and scope of the term ‘construction law’, before examining the extent to which it forms part of law school offerings in the United States and Australia. This is followed by a critical analysis of the purpose of teaching construction law and a consideration of the knowledge and skills that students should have at the end of their study of construction law. The article concludes with a suggested model construction law syllabus for law students, designed to produce graduates who have the foundation on which to build an expertise in construction law.
Keywords: construction law, teaching, law school, United States, Australia, skills, syllabus
JEL Classification: K00, K10, K19, K20, K29, K30, K39, K40, K49
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