Rules of Contract Law

2019-2020

Author: Charles L. Knapp,Nathan M. Crystal,Harry G. Prince

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1543816401

Category: Law

Page: 480

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This convenient paperback from a highly respected author team supplements the authors’ own casebook as well as any other casebook for Contracts. It reproduces most sections from the Restatement (Second) of Contracts black-letter text with selected comments, examples, and illustrations; most sections of the Uniform Commercial Code Articles 1 and 2, with more select sections of Articles 2A, 3 and 9; most articles from the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG); and many articles from the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts. This supplement also reproduces excerpts from other relevant source materials and provides accompanying commentary to enhance the study of contract law. Rules of Contract Law (2019 Edition) includes: • Restatement (Second) of Contracts • Restatements of the Law of Agency (Third), Employment Law, and Restitution and Unjust Enrichment (Third) • Principles of the Law of Software Contracts • Uniform Commercial Code Articles 1 and 2 and excerpts from Articles 2A, 3, and 9 • U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods • UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (2016) • Materials on Electronic Contracting (UCITA, UETA, and E-Sign Act) • Comment on Commercial, Employment, and Consumer Arbitration • Contract Drafting: A Sample Problem Highlights of the 2019 Edition: Expansive coverage of Restatement (Second) of Contracts, but more concise than prior edition Select provisions from other Restatements, including Restitution and Unjust Enrichment (Third), Agency (Third), and Employment, as well as Principles of Law of Software Contracts Expansive coverage of UCC Articles 1 and 2 Expansive coverage of the CISG Commentary on arbitration and contract drafting problems
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Contract Law

An Introduction to the English Law of Contract for the Civil Lawyer

Author: John Cartwright

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1509902929

Category: Law

Page: 360

View: 1943

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This book gives an introduction to the English law of contract. The third edition has been fully updated to cover recent developments in case law and recent statutes such as the Consumer Rights Act 2015. However, this new edition retains the primary focus of the earlier editions: it is designed to introduce the lawyer trained in a civil law jurisdiction to the method of reasoning in the common law, and in particular to the English law of contract. It is written for the lawyer - whether student or practitioner - from another jurisdiction who already has an understanding of a (different) law of contract, but who wishes to discover the way in which an English lawyer views a contract. However, it is also useful for the English law student: setting English contract law generally in the context of other European and international approaches, the book forms an introductory text, not only demonstrating how English contract law works but also giving a glimpse of different ways of thinking about some of the fundamental rules of contract law from a civil law perspective. After a general introduction to the common law system - how a common lawyer reasons and finds the law - the book explains the principles of the law of contract in English law covering all the aspects of a contract from its formation to the remedies available for breach, whilst directing attention in particular to those areas where the approach of English law is in marked contrast to that taken in many civil law systems.
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The Interaction of Contract Law and Tort and Property Law in Europe

A Comparative Study

Author: Christian von Bar,Ulrich Drobnig,Guido Alpa

Publisher: sellier. european law publ.

ISBN: 3935808208

Category: Law

Page: 541

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Against the background of the creation of an EU-wide frame of reference for private law relevant to the Common Market, this study, which was requested by the EU Commission, analyses the dovetailing between contract and tort law on the one hand, and between contract and property law on the other. The study examines the legal orders of almost all the Member States of the EU, illustrates the differences between contractual and non-contractual liability and evaluates the different systems of the transfer of property, of movable and immovable securities as well as trust law. The study comes to the conclusion that the intensive considerations on the creation of a model-law in the area of European private law do not allow these thoughts to be limited to contract law. Such a limitation to the scope of the regarding of this area would probably cause more problems than it would solve, or at any rate not do justice to the needs of the Common Market.
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Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law

Author: Gregory Klass,George Letsas,Prince Saprai

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198713010

Category: Law

Page: 391

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"The chapters that constitute this volume were first presented at the inaugural Bentham House conference at University College London in 2013"--Acknowledgments (page v).
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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.
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Sourcebook on Contract Law

Author: Oughton

Publisher: Cavendish Publishing

ISBN: 1843141515

Category: Law

Page: 765

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This book examines the role and function of the law of contract, comparing it with other aspects of the law of obligations. It also covers the issues of contract formation such as the enforcement of promises, agreement and good faith; the construction and context of contracts; adjustments in long term relationships; the control of contract power and remedies for breach of contract
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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.
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The Future of Contract Law in Latin America

The Principles of Latin American Contract Law

Author: Rodrigo Momberg,Stefan Vogenauer

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1509914269

Category: Law

Page: 352

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This book presents, analyses and evaluates the Principles of Latin American Contract Law (PLACL), a recent set of provisions aiming at the harmonisation of contract law at a regional level. As such, the PLACL are the most recent exponent of the many proposals for transnational sets of 'principles of contract law' that were drafted or published over the past 20 years, either at the global or the regional level. These include the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts, the Principles of European Contract Law, the (European) Draft Common Frame of Reference and the Principles of Asian Contract Law. The PLACL are the product of a working group comprising legal academics from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela. The 111 articles of the instrument deal with problems of general contract law, such as formation, interpretation and performance of contracts, as well as remedies for breach. The book aims to introduce the PLACL to an international audience by putting them in their historical and comparative context, including other transnational harmonisation measures and initiatives. The contributions are authored by drafters of the PLACL and contract law experts from Europe and Latin America.
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The Richness of Contract Law

An Analysis and Critique of Contemporary Theories of Contract Law

Author: R.A. Hillman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401156808

Category: Law

Page: 279

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Scholars have produced a wide variety of theoretical work on contract law. This is the first book to compile it, to present it coherently, to evaluate it, and to supply numerous references to additional sources. The author also offers his own practical perspective that emphasizes contract law's richness and complexity and questions the utility of abstract unitary theories. The author argues that, notwithstanding contract law's complexity, it successfully facilitates the formation and enforcement of private arrangements and ensures a degree of fairness in the process of exchange. Each chapter presents a pair of largely contrasting theories to clarify the central issue of contract law and theory, to set forth the range of views, and to help identify a practical middle ground. Among the contract theories discussed and analyzed are promise, contextual, feminist, formal, mainstream, critical, economic, empirical, and relational. The book should interest legal theorists, practising lawyers, law students, and general readers who want to learn more about contract law and theory.
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