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ISBN-10: 073558852X
ISBN-13: 9780735588523
Edition: 5th (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)
Authors: Claude D. Rohwer
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List price: $49.95
Edition: 5th
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 12/21/2010
Binding: Paperback
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

A thorough overview of Contracts, the fifth edition of this popular E&Efor Brian Blum’s extraordinarily lucid explanations ofcomplex concepts. The Fifth Edition of Examples &Explanations: Contracts, builds on the framework established inearlier editions by providing an accessible, comprehensive treatment ofthe first-year contracts syllabus, written especially for students anddesigned to provide them with information, examples, and analysis ofappropriate complexity and detail. In the fifth edition, the coverage ofcontracting through standard forms and electronic means is expanded, andnew notes offer an international perspective on contract law.Thoroughly updated in its Fifth Edition, Examples & Explanations:Contracts features:the proven-effective Examples & Explanations format thatcombines explanatory text with hypothetical problems and answersa well-organized arrangement of topics that links the themes ineach chapter so that students can see the interaction betweendifferent topics studied in the course informal and lucid textthat articulates basic assumptions, explains the transactionalcontext, and defines terminologysufficiently complex examples—many based on actual cases—that allow the reader to explore topics in depthflow charts and diagrams that illustrate key points andreinforce memorycoverage of UCC Article 2 throughout the bookexpanded coverage of standard form contracts and contemporary formsof contracting via electronic communications and on the Internetnew notes throughout the book that give student a perspective onhow the rules of contract law may differ in other countriesA gifted teacher and author, Brian Blum clarifies the principles,goals, policies, and legal rules of Contracts. The Examples &Explanations pedagogy gives the reader practice interpreting thecontracts and applying the rules and principles to factual situations.

The Meaning of "Contract" and the Basic Attributes of the Contractual Relationship
Facets of the Law of Contract and the Source of Its Rules, Processes, and Traditions
The Doctrine of Precedent and a Contract Case Analysis
The Objective Test and Basic Principles of Offer and Acceptance
Standard Form Contracts and Contracts Through Electronic Media
Mismatching Standard Terms: The "Battle of the Forms" Under UCC �2.207
Promissory Estoppel as the Basis for Enforcing Promises
Restitution: Unjust Enrichment and "Moral Obligation"
Interpretation and Construction: Resolving Meaning and Dealing with Uncertainty in Agreements
The Statute of Frauds
The Parol Evidence Rule
The Judicial Regulation of Improper Bargaining and of Violations of Law and Public Policy
Mistake, Impracticability, and Frustration of Purpose
Conditions and Promises
Breach and Repudiation
Remedies for Breach of Contract

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