Category Archives: Arkansas Construction Law

A Brief History of Construction Law

  A Brief History of Construction Law In the United States – and internationally – construction law as a distinct body of law comprised of regulatory, statutory, contract, property, tort, insurance and surety law is a relatively recent phenomenon. Arkansas is no different. Construction law in Arkansas has followed the same trajectory as other states.…
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American Arbitration Association Construction Arbitration

The American Arbitration Association’s Construction Practice Area & Construction Rules for arbitration date back to 1966. The AIA, ConsensusDocs, and other form and custom contracts use AAA arbitration clauses. Yet, there are three additional reasons for using construction mediation Construction expertise is essential for disputes related to construction . Neither judges nor juries are  versed in critical path…
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2017 Arkansas Construction Legislation Update – Construction Law

2017 Arkansas Construction Legislation & Construction Law Update AR. S.B. 601 Repeal the Arkansas Prevailing Wage Law repeals prevailing wage laws for public works projects. The legislature declared an emergency so that the bill would be effective before the end of the fiscal year on June 30, 2017. AR. H.B. 2273 Develop a Construction Manager-General…
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