The river of law

Nancy J. White

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This paper contains a set of sequential handouts that can be given to students to help them understand the process by which courts interpret laws. In addition to the handouts, an explanation of the cases and the process of the court system is included. The handouts track the development of the law surrounding the Texas Statute of Repose, a statute which protects constructors of improvements to real property from suit more than ten years after substantial completion of a project.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-20
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Construction Education
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1998


  • Legal process
  • Repose


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