Studies in Contract Law

Author: Ian Ayres,Gregory Klass

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781634603256

Category: Contracts

Page: 1215

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In the Ninth Edition of Studies in Contract Law, Ian Ayres and Greg Klass have continued their work of streamlining, updating and supplementing this classic casebook. The new edition includes extensive discussion of the Draft Restatement (Third) of Consumer Contracts. There are new cases on telemarketing, good faith, the perfect tender rule, warranties and reliance, half-truths, fraud liability between contracting parties, class arbitration, adequate assurances, mitigation, mental anguish, intentional interference, and personal services contracts. And the authors have added three new drafting exercises to the many practice problems that the book has always included. This edition makes some structural changes to the chapter on remedies to make it more accessible to students. The discussion now begins with general principles, such as the choice between damages and specific performance, efficient breach, and the foreseeability, mitigation and certainty rules. It then addresses seller and buyer remedies, under the UCC and common law, followed by a discussion of special topics such as personal service contracts, liquidated damages, and recovery for nonpecuniary damages. The new edition also includes a new section on fraud liability between contract parties--a topic that usually falls in the gap between Torts and Contracts. And the authors have integrated materials from the arbitration chapter into the rest of the book, and added new section on the Supreme Court's recent class arbitration jurisprudence. Ayres has now recorded more than 90 contract law videos that will be freely available for viewing on Coursera.com and YouTube (search for "Ian Ayres Contracts"). These videos are largely free-standing discussions of individual cases from the casebook and can be used as supplemental lectures or to "flip the classroom." Ayres has also recorded more than 30 videos, also freely available on these platform (search for "Ayres Law Students toolkits"), covering basic legal concepts (e.g., rules vs. standards) and techniques (e.g., how to brief a case) that might be useful for first-year students.

Studies in Contract Law

Author: Richard E. Speidel,Ian Ayres

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 1135

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Restructured to meet the requirements of four- and three-credit-hour courses, Studies in Contract Law provides an overview of contract law, featuring updated information on Uniform Commercial Code revisions and current trends in contracts scholarship. Important organizational changes in the sixth edition include discussions on the importance of promise and theories of promissory liability; contract remedies; and dispute settlement by private adjudication, including arbitration.

Studies in Contract Law - Casebook Plus

Author: Ian Ayres,Gregory Klass

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781634609494

Category:

Page: 1168

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The new edition contains many new features, including an introductory chapter that provides an overview of the course in the first two weeks. The authors created a new annotated outline of the textbook, allowing adopters to see the structure of the book. They also included improved teaching materials that make it easier for adopters of other casebooks to switch. The eighth edition covers new cases on contract issues growing out of the foreclosure crisis, plus new cases from the Supreme Courts arbitration jurisprudence. The authors added new coverage of unilateral change of terms provisions in consumer contracts, as well as new materials covering the Constitutions contract clause in relation to current state pension crisis. With CasebookPlus you'll receive a print book, lifetime digital access to a downloadable eBook, 12-month online access to self-assessment quizzes tied to the casebook, leading study aids, Gilbert® Law Dictionary and an outline starter.

Casenote Legal Briefs for Contracts Keyed to Ayres and Klass

Author: Casenote Legal Briefs

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454896450

Category: Law

Page: 276

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After your casebook, a Casenote Legal Brief is your most important reference source for the entire semester. Expert case studies and analyses and quicknote definitions of legal terms help you prepare for class discussion. Here is why you need Casenote Legal Briefs to help you understand cases in your most difficult courses: Each Casenote includes expert case summaries, which include the black letter law, facts, majority opinion, concurrences, and dissents, as well as analysis of the case. There is a Casenote for you! With dozens of Casenote Legal Briefs, you can find the Casenote to work with your assigned casebook and give you the extra understanding of all cases Casenotes in 1L subjects include a Quick Course Outline to help you understand the relationships between course topics.

Studies in the Contract Laws of Asia

Remedies for Breach of Contract

Author: Burton Ong,Alexander Loke

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198757220

Category: Breach of contract

Page: 536

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Studies in the Contract Laws of Asia provides an authoritative account of the contract law regimes of selected Asian jurisdictions, including the major centres of commerce where until now, limited critical commentaries have been available in the English language. In this new six part series ofscholarly essays from leading scholars and commentators, each volume will offer an insider's perspective into specific areas of contract law, including: remedies, formation, parties, contents, vitiating factors, change of circumstances, illegality, and public policy, and will explore how thesediverse jurisdictions address common problems encountered in contractual disputes. Concluding each volume will be a closing discussion of the convergences and divergences across the jurisdictions.Volume I of this series examines the remedies for breach of contract in the laws of China, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Korea, and Thailand. Specifically, it addresses the readiness of each legal system in their action to insist that parties perform their obligations;the methods of enforcing the parties' agreed remedies for breach; and the ways in which monetary compensation are awarded. Each jurisdiction is discussed over two chapters; the first chapter will examine the performance remedies and agreed remedies, while the second explores the monetary remedies. Aconcluding chapter offers a comparative overview.

Ayres and Speidel's Studies in Contract Law

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1619059134

Category: Education

Page: 32

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Ayres and Speidel's Studies in Contract Law. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Outlines and Highlights for Studies in Contract Law by Ayres, Isbn

9781599412559

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Academic Internet Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781616542825

Category: Education

Page: 88

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Contracts

Keyed to Courses Using Ayres and Klass's Studies in Contract Law

Author: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business,Casenotes,Casenote Legal Briefs

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9781454830214

Category: Law

Page: 251

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After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenote Legal Briefs Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample brief with element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format

Europäisches Vertragsrecht

Author: Hein Kötz

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

ISBN: 9783161537677

Category: Law

Page: 549

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English summary: This volume deals with the contract law of the European legal systems. What are the essential rules of these systems on the formation and validity of contracts? What rules apply to a party's right to bring a claim for performance, to terminate the contract or to claim damages for breach? While the discussion is based on the national rules, they are taken into account only as local variations on a European theme. To what extent is it therefore possible to speak of a common European law of contract? What contributions do the "Principles of European Contract Law" and the proposal of the "Draft Common Frame of Reference" make? This book is not only aimed at helping to teach young Europeans lawyers, but also strives to assist those engaged in the reform of national contract law or the drafting of uniform European legislation. The first 1996 edition of the volume has now been updated and completed. German description: Unter "Europaischem Vertragsrecht" versteht dieses Buch die Regeln, die den Rechtsordnungen der europaischen Lander gemeinsam sind: Wie kommt ein gultiger Vertrag zustande? Nach welchen Regeln wird beurteilt, ob eine Vertragspartei die Erfullung des Vertrages verlangen, von dem Vertrag Abstand nehmen, ihn widerrufen oder kundigen oder den Kontrahenten auf Schadensersatz in Anspruch nehmen kann? Lassen sich auf dem Gebiet des Vertragsrechts gemeineuropaische Strukturen auffinden? Gibt es allgemein akzeptierte Regeln? Wie sind sie zu formulieren, wenn man die "Prinzipien des Europaischen Vertragsrechts" oder die Vorschlage des "Draft Common Frame of Reference" berucksichtigt? Dabei werden die Losungen der nationalen Rechtsordnungen ausfuhrlich - wenn auch stets nur als nationale Variationen eines europaischen Themas - behandelt. Das Buch kann deshalb bei der rechtsvergleichenden Ausbildung der jungen europaischen Juristen eine Rolle spielen, ferner auch dort, wo e s um die Vorbereitung europaischen Gesetzesrechts oder um die Reform der nationalen Vertragsrechte geht. Das Buch ist in einer ersten unvollstandigen Auflage schon 1996 erschienen. Die Neuauflage bringt den Text auf den neuen Stand und erganzt ihn um die damals noch fehlenden Abschnitte.

JC Smith's the Law of Contract

Author: Paul S. Davies

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198807813

Category: Contracts

Page: 480

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With a strong focus on helping students understand and apply case law, JC Smith's The Law of Contract guides the reader through the intricacies of contract law in an accessible way. A modern revision of the classic text, the author ensures students are provided with expert analysis and clarity, with key cases clearly signposted throughout. The clear structure of the text assists student preparation for assignments and exams through the problem and essay based questions and further reading suggestions at the end of each chapter. The accompanying online resources support student learning with: -Guidance on answering the questions in the text -Links to key cases -Multiple choice questions -Example essays from real students with annotations from the author All this ensures that students have the complete package they need to excel on contract law courses.

Good Faith in European Contract Law

Author: Reinhard Zimmermann,Simon Whittaker

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521771900

Category: Law

Page: 720

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For some Western European legal systems the principle of good faith has proved central to the development of their law of contracts, while in others it has been marginalised or even rejected. This book surveys the use or neglect of good faith.

Formation and Third Party Beneficiaries

Author: Mindy Chen-Wishart,Alexander Loke,Stefan Vogenauer

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198808119

Category: Law

Page: 688

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Studies in the Contract Laws of Asia provides an authoritative account of the contract law regimes of selected Asian jurisdictions, including the major centres of commerce where limited critical commentaries have been published in the English language. Each volume in the series aims to offer an insider's perspective into specific areas of contract law - remedies, formation, parties, contents, vitiating factors, change of circumstances, illegality, and public policy - and explores how these diverse jurisdictions address common problems encountered in contractual disputes. A concluding chapter draws out the convergences and divergences, and other themes. All the Asian jurisdictions examined have inherited or adopted the common law or civil law models of European legal systems. Scholars of legal transplant will find a mine of information on how received law has developed after the initial adaptation and transplant process, including the mechanisms of and influences affecting these developments. At the same time, many points of convergence emerge. These provide good starting points for regional harmonization projects. Volume II of this series deals with contract formation and contracts for the benefit of third parties in the laws of China, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Myanmar. Typically, each jurisdiction is covered in two chapters; the first deals with contract formation, while the second deals with contracts for the benefit of third parties.

Money Awards in Contract Law

Author: David Winterton

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1782252959

Category: Law

Page: 244

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The quantification of contractual money awards is a topic of both significant theoretical interest and immense practical importance. Recent debates have ranged from the availability of gain-based relief to the basis for principles of remoteness and mitigation. While these and other important issues, such as the recovery of damages for non-pecuniary loss, are touched upon, the book's principal objective is to challenge the conventional interpretation of the principle generally acknowledged to govern this area of the law, which Parke B famously laid down in Robinson v Harman. According to this conventional interpretation, the objective of all money awards given in accordance with the Robinson v Harman principle is simply to 'compensate' the promisee for the 'loss' that can be attributed to the promisor's failure to perform as promised. After challenging this orthodoxy, Dr Winterton proposes a new understanding of the Robinson v Harman principle, which draws an important distinction between money awards that substitute for the performance promised and money awards that aim to make good certain detrimental factual consequences that can be attributed to a promisor's breach. In exploring the significance of this distinction, the different principles underpinning the quantification and restriction of each kind of award are explored in addition to some important theoretical issues such as the effect that the occurrence of a breach has on the rights generated by contract formation. The book's unifying objective is to outline a coherent picture of the law of contractual money awards. It will be of interest to judges, practitioners and academics alike.

A Theory of Contract Law

Empirical Insights and Moral Psychology

Author: Peter A. Alces

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195371607

Category: Law

Page: 332

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In the past few decades, scholars have offered positive, normative, and most recently, interpretive theories of contract law. This title confronts the leading interpretive theories of contract and demonstrates their interpretive doctrinal failures.

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.

Law of Contract

Author: Paul Richards

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781405812214

Category: Contracts

Page: 491

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"Paul Richard's Law of Contract, now in its eighth edition, is a trusted, clear and engaging explanation of the main principles of contract law. This area of law is growing in complexity and importance, and it is essential that you gain a firm grasp of the main principles. This book lights a clear path through the various issues, explaining the law as it stands but also considering proposals for reform so that an understanding of the development of the law is achieved."--BOOK JACKET.

The Theory of Contract Law

New Essays

Author: Peter Benson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521640381

Category: Law

Page: 349

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Although the law of contract is largely settled, there appears to be no widely-accepted comprehensive theory of its main principles and doctrines or of its normative basis. Contract law theory raises issues concerning the relation between law and morality, the role and the importance of rights, the connection between justice and economics, and the distinction between private and public law. This collection of six full-length essays, written by some of the most eminent scholars in the field, explores the general theory of contract law from a variety of theoretical perspectives. The volume addresses a wide range of issues, both methodological and substantive, in the theory and practice of contract law. While the essays build upon past theoretical contributions, they also attempt to take contract theory further and suggest promising ways to develop theory of contract law.