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Book
viii, 258 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Background elements : the contract curve and expectation damages
  • Consideration and the bargained-for exchange
  • Contract formation
  • Unfairness and unconscionability
  • Contract interpretation : parol evidence, trade usage, gap fillers
  • Performance and breach
  • Mistake and impossibility
  • Remedies
  • Third party beneficiaries.
Recommended in more than 100 schools, the updated seventh edition of Concepts and Case Analysis in the Law of Contracts is a readable primer that offers first-year law students a reliable overview of the major themes and leading cases in the field of the law of contracts. This contracts primer is straightforward and uncluttered, covering the main themes of the first-year contracts course, together with related cases.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781609303303 20160616
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-205-01
Book
iii, 528 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Restatement second, of contracts
  • Restatement, third, of suretyship and guaranty (excerpt)
  • Restatement, third, of restitution and unjust enrichment (excerpts)
  • UCC articles 1 and 2
  • UCC article 3 (excerpts)
  • Principles of software contracts (excerpts)
  • Uniform Electronic Transactions Act
  • Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act
  • National Commerce Act
  • UN Sales Convention
  • UNIDROIT principles
  • Selected contracts and forms.
This statutory supplement contains the major statutes, forms, and other materials affecting contract law. It includes Uniform Commercial Code Articles 1 and 2; the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act; the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act; Restatement of the Law, Second, of Contracts; the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods; the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts; and the actual contracts in several leading cases.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781609303617 20160616
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-205-01
Book
xxxix, 1164 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Introduction to contract law
  • Damages for breach of contract
  • Other remedies and causes of action
  • Reaching an agreement
  • Discerning the agreement
  • Written manifestations of assent
  • Multiparty transactions
  • Principles of enforceability
  • The doctrine of consideration
  • The intention to be legally bound
  • The doctrine of promissory estoppel
  • Performance
  • Conditions
  • Breach
  • Lack of contractual capacity
  • Obtaining assent by improper means
  • Failure of a basic assumption.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-205-01
Book
xlviii, 1,130 p. : ill ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction to contract law
  • The bases of contract liability
  • Agreement
  • Formation defenses
  • Performance
  • Breach of contract and permissible remedial responses
  • Contract dispute resolution : some alternatives to courts
  • Third-party interests.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-205-01

5. Contracts stories [2007]

Book
vii, 362 p. ; 26 cm.
  • ch. 1. Hadley v. Baxendale : a study in the industrialization of the law / Richard Danzig
  • ch. 2. Contracts for cotton to arrive : the case of the two ships Peerless / A.W. Brian Simpson
  • ch. 3. Hoffman v. Red Owl Stores and the myth of precontractural reliance / Robert E. Scott
  • ch. 4. ProCD v. Zeidenberg : do doctrine and function mix? / Richard A. Epstein
  • ch. 5. Developing markets in baby-making : in the matter of Baby M / Carol Sanger
  • ch. 6. Reconstructing contracts : Hamer v. Sidway / Douglas G. Baird
  • ch. 7. Britton v. Turner : a signpost on the crooked road to "freedom" in the employment contract / Robert W. Gordon
  • ch. 8. The gendered origins of the Lumley Doctrine : binding men's consciences and women's fidelity / Lea S. VanderVelde
  • ch. 9. The unearthed facts of Peevyhouse v. Garland Coal & Mining Co. / Judith L. Maute
  • ch. 10. The king of Rockingham County and the original bridge to nowhere / Barak D. Richman
  • ch. 11. A fish story : Alaska Packers' Association v. Domenico / Debora L. Threedy.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-205-01