Readings in the Economics of Contract Law

Author: Victor P. Goldberg

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521349208

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 252

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This collection brings together some of the main contributions to an important area of this work, the economics of contract law.

Chinese Contract Law

Theory and Practice

Author: Mo Zhang

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004150412

Category: Law

Page: 372

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This volume presents a well-analyzed inside view of Chinese contract law in theory and practice, which will be of interest to both academic researchers and practitioners in this area.

Basic Contract Law for Paralegals

Author: Jeffrey A. Helewitz

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1543801277

Category: Law

Page: 464

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Basic Contract Law for Paralegals is a clear, comprehensive, and straightforward introduction to all of the basics of contract law, specifically designed for paralegal students. Lively examples and well-crafted pedagogy cover all key topics in a contracts course—from offer, acceptance, and consideration, to discharge of obligations, and remedies. An appendix of twelve sample contracts provides a useful ongoing reference tool for paralegals working with contracts. Features: Comprehensive coverage of all the key topics. A culminating chapter walks students through the process of drafting a simple contract. Clearly written text and lively examples help students understand the law. Well-crafted pedagogy includes chapter overviews, highlighted examples, key terms, review questions, sample clauses for analysis, edited cases, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter exercises Manageable length makes this book ideal for shorter courses. New cases provide up-to-date coverage of: Express and implied contracts and promissory estoppel Bilateral and unilateral contracts The mirror image rule and acceptance Consideration Implied-in-fact conditions and conditions precedent Third party beneficiaries Anticipatory repudiation and how to measure damages.

Contract Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Author: Ewan McKendrick

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199699380

Category: Law

Page: 1053

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This is an account of the modern law of contract by a leading authority in the field. Through this fresh approach to the subject students should obtain a firm understanding of the central doctrines and the controversies associated with them.

Contract Law

Author: Ewan McKendrick

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137475803

Category: Law

Page: 440

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This best-selling, classic text provides a clear and straightforward account of the basic rules of contract law, while also introducing current debates about the nature, scope and functions of the law and discussing wider controversies surrounding the basic doctrines. Praised time and again by both lecturers and students, Contract Law is compact yet comprehensive, well-written, well-structured, stimulating and engaging. This new eleventh edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect recent changes in the law. It is essential reading for all students taking undergraduate and GDL/CPE courses in contract law.

Contract Law

Author: T. T. Arvind

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198703473

Category:

Page: 640

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A uniquely practical approach to contract law; the problem-based focus helps students to unfold the problem, reveal the law, and apply to life. Using this new and innovative textbook, students are given a problem scenario to unfold; as they do this they will understand the questions and issues surrounding each area of contract law. As they explore the problem, they encounter clear explanations which reveal the key legal concepts underpinning the relevant topic, to help them understand the operation of the law. Further illustrations and references to the problem apply the law, enabling students to see for themselves how the law interacts with everyday life and business, giving them a deep and practical grasp of the law. Engaging and thought-provoking, this is the most practically applied contract law textbook.

Contract Law

An Index and Digest of Published Writings

Author: Adam Kramer

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847315542

Category: Law

Page: 250

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This is a new type of book. It provides an index of the most useful and important academic and other writings on contract law, whether published in articles or journal chapters, or as books. These writings, with their full citation, are gathered under familiar contract law subject-headings, and the most significant half of them are digested in a summary of a few lines each. The book aims to cover all writings published in the English language about the Common Law of contracts, and includes sections on contract theory and the history of contract law, as well as sections for the more traditional substantive topics (such as the interpretation of contracts, penalty clauses, remoteness of damage and anticipatory breach). This work should prove an invaluable resource for practitioners, academics and students, increasing awareness of important writings, and saving readers time by familiarising them with the work that has already been done in their particular fields.

Casebook on Contract Law

Author: Professor of Commercial Law and Deputy Director of the Centre for Legal Research Jill Poole

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198732813

Category:

Page: 832

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Jill Poole's bestselling Casebook on Contract Law provides students with a comprehensive selection of case law, addressing all aspects of the subject encountered on undergraduate courses. Extracts have been carefully chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts, and to show how legal principles develop. Cases can either be analysed and discussed in isolation or, taken as a whole, the selection of cases form chapters providing a structured overview of the modern law of contract. Online Resource Centre The casebook is fully supported by an Online Resource Centre, which provides: - Self-test questions and answers - Guidance on answering questions in contract law - Exercises and guidance on reading cases - An opportunity for students to ask the author any questions

Contract Law

Author: Neil Andrews

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139504088

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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This textbook takes a fresh approach to contract law; as a first edition it reflects the subject in the 21st century more accurately than other texts. Comprehensive and scholarly, it maps the curriculum perfectly but detailed references and further reading sections encourage students to explore the subject further. Understanding is paramount and chapter introductions clearly guide students through the material. The textbook takes an innovative approach to case law: breaking down and discussing individual elements of a case and selecting short key extracts it gives students the tools to read cases independently and with confidence. An examination of the historical and theoretical foundations of the subject and a concluding chapter tracking emerging fields ensure the broadest possible perspective. Discussion of key recent cases such as Durham Tess Valley Airport (2010) and Chartbrook (2009) make this important new text a must for contract law students.

Contract Law

Author: Mindy Chen-Wishart

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198806353

Category: Law

Page: 664

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Written by a leading contract lawyer with extensive teaching experience, Contract Law takes a unique approach to a complex subject. Chen-Wishart combines academic rigour with an innovative visual approach, presenting the law with diagrams, flowcharts and tables to provide students with a stimulating account of key principles and an engaging analysis of the complexities of contract law. Thought-provoking analytical features, such as the 'Pause for reflection' and 'Counterpoint' boxes encourage active and critical engagement with the topics. Online resources The book is accompanied by a suite of online resources including animated versions of selected diagrams with audio commentary; guidance on answering the questions posed in the book; web links to key cases and legislation; updates; and two additional chapters on incapacity and illegality & public policy. Additionally, lecturers have access to a test bank, and electronic copies of the diagrams from the book.

Contract Law

A Comparative Introduction, Second Edition

Author: Jan M. Smits

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 178536877X

Category: Contracts

Page: 320

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This innovative and accessible text offers a straightforward and clear introduction to the law of contract suitable for use across geographical boundaries. It introduces the key principles of contract law by comparing solutions from different jurisdictions and has an innovative design with text boxes, colour and graphics, making it a highly attractive tool for studying. This revised second edition has been updated to reflect the most recent changes in the law, including the French reform of the law of obligations and the new UK Consumer Rights Act. A whole new chapter on contracts and third parties has also been added.

Contract Law

Author: Mary Charman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134037872

Category: Law

Page: 354

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This textbook covers the Contract Law option of the new A-level law syllabus, and provides at the same time an ideal introduction for anybody coming to the subject for the first time. The book covers all A-level syllabuses/specification requirements, and is written by the principal examiner in Contract Law for one of the major examination boards. It contains extensive case illustration, and a range of examination related questions and activities. There is a special focus on key skills, and on the new synoptic assessment syllabus requirements. This fully updated fourth edition builds upon the success of the first three editions, with new case law (especially on offer and acceptance, legal intent, terms, exemption clauses and misrepresentation remedies) and coverage of new statute law (especially Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations).

Contract Law

Author: Routledge Cavendish

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781845680268

Category: Law

Page: 175

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'These spiral-bound beauties fit neatly into any handbag or large pocket and are an excellent starting point for any enthusiastic reviser. The books are concise and get right down to the nitty-gritty of each topic.' Lex Magazine 'Miracles of compression', Barbara Watts, teaching Fellow, University of Nottingham. Cavendish lawcards are complete pocket sized guides to the key examinable areas of law. Their concise text, user-friendly layout and compact format makes them the ideal revision aid for identifying, understanding and memorizing the vital aspects of each area of law. Important features of the new edtion include: New four colour text design for easier navigation throughout each book Colour coded highlighting of cases and legislation Diagrams and flowcharts Bullet points of crucial information Titles in the series include: Business Law ~ Commercial Law ~ Company Law ~ Constitutional Law ~ Contract Law ~ Criminal Law ~ Employment Law ~ English Legal System ~ European Union Law ~ Evidence ~ Family Law ~ Human Rights ~ Intellectual Property Law ~ Jurisprudence ~ Land Law ~ Tort Law ~ Trusts Law.

Contract Law

Themes for the Twenty-First Century

Author: Roger Brownsword

Publisher: Lexis Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 237

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In a text that originally formed the opening chapter to Butterworths Common Law Series--The Law of Contract, Roger Brownsword explores the key themes of contract law as it enters the twenty-first century. The positive critical response to his in-depth discussion of a number of issues, including the range of classical and modern influences over the current law, has led to this publication of the chapter as a book.

Contract Law in Hong Kong

Author: Michael J. Fisher,Desmond G. Greenwood

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

ISBN: 9789622098657

Category: Law

Page: 430

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The first comprehensive textbook on contract law for more than ten years. 16 chapters cover all basic contract concepts with particular emphasis placed on what makes Hong Kong law different from other common law jurisdictions.

Essentials of Contract Law

Author: Phyllis H. Frey,Martin A. Frey

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766821453

Category: Law

Page: 303

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Essentials of Contract Law is an ideal guide for the paralegal student, the business law student and anyone preparing to work in the field of contract law. Using a road map as an outlining tool, the authors present the law of contracts in an understandable and organized manner. As a rule of law is presented, it is discussed conceptually then followed by an example and a concrete problem. This allows the user to become actively involved in working with the rules of law. All facets of contract law are addressed, making this manual ideal for both study and on-the-job reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Contract Law Directions

Author: Richard Taylor,Damian Taylor

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198718489

Category: Law

Page: 440

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Contract Law Directions is a clear, accessible and well-structured contract law text assuming no previous knowledge of the subject, making this the ideal text for those encountering contract law for the first time. The authors offer a practical, clear exposition of the key concepts and principles covered on undergraduate courses. A wide range of pedagogical features including diagrams and flowcharts elucidate the complex ideas andexamples of commonplace and real-life situations provide a grounded understanding of the law.The book is accompanied by an extensive range of online resources including multiple choicequestions, suggested approaches to answering the questions at the end of each chapter, web links, a glossary of key terms, and electronic versions of diagrams in the book for lecturers.

Briefcase on Contract Law

Author: Simon Salzedo,Taylor & Francis Group,Peter Brunner

Publisher: Cavendish Publishing

ISBN: 1843140446

Category: Law

Page: 304

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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

An International Restatement of Contract Law

The Unidroit Principles of International Commercial Contracts

Author: Michael Joachim Bonell

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

ISBN: 9004177167

Category: Law

Page: 691

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The Unidroit Principles of International Contracts, first published in 1994, have met with extraordinary success in the legal and business community worldwide. Prepared by a group of eminent experts from all major legal systems of the world, they provide a comprehensive set of rules for international commercial contracts. Available in more than 20 language versions, they are increasingly being used by national legislatures as a source of inspiration in law reform projects, by lawyers as guidelines in contract negotiations and by arbitrators as a legal basis for the settlement of disputes. In 2004 a new edition of the Unidroit Principles was approved, containing five new chapters and adaptations to take into account electronic contracting. This new edition of An International Restatement of Contract Law is the first comprehensive introduction to the Unidroit Principles 2004. In addition, it provides an extensive survey and analysis of the actual use of the Unidroit Principles in practice with special emphasis on the different ways in which they have been interpreted and applied by the courts and arbitral tribunals in the hundred or so cases reported worldwide. The book also contains the full text of the Preamble and the 180 articles of the Unidroit Principles 2004 in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian and Russian as well as the 1994 edition in Spanish. Published under the Transnational Publishers imprint.