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Assignment #1 - Include a discussion on how the situation...

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CNST 406 Construction Law Fall 2007 Assignment #1 (20 points) Date Assigned: September 12, 2007 Date Due: September 26, 2007 Using the information from the textbook in Chapters 4 and 5, address the following. In each of these questions, you may use either a real project with which you are familiar or one that you make up. Do not use examples from the textbook. 1. Define the doctrine of “promissory estoppel” and describe an example of its application in the construction industry. 2. Describe a situation involving a bid mistake related to a significant math error in the low bidder’s bid tabulation.
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Unformatted text preview: Include a discussion on how the situation was resolved. 3. Define bid shopping, including a discussion of whether it is legal and ethical. Describe a situation where a general contractor used bid shopping to secure a low price for a piece of subcontractor work. 4. Explain the Spearin Doctrine and how it is used in the construction industry. Describe a situation where this might be applied in a project. This assignment must be typed, double-spaced using Times New Roman font size 12. The overall length must be at least 1000 words (provide a word count)....
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