Text, Cases and Materials on Contract Law

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Author: Richard Stone,James Devenney,Ralph Cunnington

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415594154

Category: Law

Page: 690

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'Comprehensive and serious, it covers everything that students will need to know.' – Ioannis Glinavos, Kingston Law School, UK 'A lucid and pragmatic guide to contract law for the undergraduate, an exquisitely crafted analytical authority for the postgraduate and a dependable and concise counsel for the practitioner; this is the case-book that will set the standard in the subject.' - Mel Kenny, Reader in Commercial law, Leicester Law School, UK This clear and highly accessible volume, presented in a coherent structure, provides full coverage of the topics commonly found in the contract law syllabus, alongside up-to-date illustrative case examples and stimulating commentary. Written by leading authors in the field, this book takes account of a variety of theoretical perspectives, including economic, relational and empirical conceptions of the law. A meticulous and insightful commentary is provided throughout, illuminating complex areas of law and promoting more detailed analysis of important issues. Composed of approximately one-quarter authors' commentaries and three-quarters cases and materials, including academics' articles and extracts from books and Law Commission papers, this book facilitates the development of personal study skills and encourages readers to engage with the leading academic commentaries in the area. Clearly signposted chapter introductions highlight the salient features under discussion and additional reading collected at the end of each chapter guides further study and independent research. The range of material covered and the straightforward style makes Text, Cases and Materials on Contract Law an invaluable resource for all undergraduate students of contract law.

Contract Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

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Author: Ewan McKendrick

Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)

ISBN: 0198701985

Category: Law

Page: 1048

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The sixth edition of Ewan McKendrick's Contract Law: Text, Cases, and Materials provides a complete guide to the subject in a single volume, containing everything needed for the study of contract law at undergraduate level. The book comprises a unique balance of 40% text to 60% cases and materials, combining the best features of a textbook with those of a traditional casebook. The author's clear explanations and analysis of the law provide invaluable support to students, while the extracts from cases and materials promote the development of essential case reading skills and allow for a more detailed appreciation of the practical workings of the law. Online Resource Centre The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes: * Extra material with in-depth coverage of topics such as illegality and incapacity * Updates on recent developments in the law * Annotated web links to key sources of information on contract law * Lecturer access to a test bankof multiple choice questions and answers

Text, Cases and Materials on Contract Law

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Author: Richard Stone,James Devenney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317815181

Category: Law

Page: 800

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Composed of approximately one-quarter authors’ commentaries and three-quarters cases and materials, including academics' articles and extracts from books and Law Commission papers, this book facilitates the development of personal study skills and encourages readers to engage with the leading commentaries in the area. Clearly signposted chapter introductions highlight the salient features under discussion and additional reading collected at the end of each chapter guides further study and independent research. The range of material covered and the straightforward style makes Text, Cases and Materials on Contract Law an invaluable resource for all undergraduate students of contract law.

Contract Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

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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.

Europäisches Vertragsrecht

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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.

Cases, Problems, and Materials on Contracts

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Author: Thomas D. Crandall,Douglas J Whaley

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454876158

Category: Law

Page: 1088

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Cases, Problems, and Materials on Contracts is distinguished among other texts by its excellent organization and thorough coverage of the basic themes of contract law. The accessible, straightforward text begins with clear introduction to each section or concept. Carefully selected cases have been tightly edited for the best effect. Using an engaging problem-oriented approach, students learn contract doctrine by applying their knowledge to short, well-conceived hypotheticals. Offering a flexible organization, the book starts with “Offer and Acceptance” and moves on to “Consideration,” however, the book is designed so courses can easily start with “Consideration” or “Remedies.” Its flexibility allows for use in courses in which professors are required to teach sales, yet can also be adapted to avoid teaching the UCC. A manageable length accounts for the book being used in courses of 4, 5, and 6-hour length. The authors have worked closely on all chapters to deliver a seamless revision to this popular text. Key Features of the New Edition: The seventh edition begins with a new chapter containing an expanded introduction to the study of contracts law. Every chapter now includes new introductory material All chapters, with the exception of chapter one, end with an “Assessment” section, which consists of multiple choice questions and answers, designed to help the students review the material just learned.

A Casebook on Contract

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Author: Andrew Burrows

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1509907726

Category: Law

Page: 936

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This is the fifth, fully updated, edition of Professor Burrows' casebook, offering law students the ideal way to discover and understand contract law through reading highlights from the leading cases. Designed to be used either on its own or to supplement a contract law textbook, this book covers the undergraduate contract law course in a series of clearly presented and carefully structured chapters. The author provides an expert introduction to each topic and his succinct notes and questions seek to guide students to a proper understanding of the cases. The relevant statutes are also set out along with a principled analysis of them. In addition to cross-references to further discussion in the leading textbooks, an innovative feature is the summary of leading academic articles in each chapter. The book is designed not to overwhelm students by its length but covers all aspects of the law of contract most commonly found in the undergraduate curriculum. Praise for PREVIOUS EDITIONS Professor Burrows' A Casebook on Contract provides everything you want in a case book: a stimulating, thought-provoking and up to date account of contract law. It combines both fantastic academic commentary and superbly selected materials making it simply one of the best contract law casebooks. Student Law Journal 2013 Excellent update. Continues to be the best Text, Cases and Materials volume out there. Jeremias Prassl, St John's College, Oxford The most up-to-date text. Student friendly…Excellent coverage of the case law. Dr Benjamin Andoh, Southampton Solent University, Law School An outstanding casebook: concise extracts that capture all relevant aspects, clear and helpful comments, and up-to-date and well-selected suggestions for further reading. Florian Wagner Von Papp, University College London Probably the best and most straightforward text, with very good commentary and overview of further reading. Ewan McGaughey, King's College, London …simply excellent, as it has case comments and insightful questions…to work out tutorial problems Burrows is essential. Anca Chirita, Durham Law School Clear, comprehensive, incisive and up-to-date. Professor Joshua Getzler, St Hugh's College, Oxford

Cases, Materials and Text on Contract Law

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Author: H. G. Beale

Publisher: Hart Pub

ISBN: 9781841136042

Category: Law

Page: 1358

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This is the second edition of the widely acclaimed and successful casebook on Contract in the Ius Commune Series, developed to be used throughout Europe and aimed at those who teach, learn or practise law with a comparative or European perspective. The book contains leading cases, legislation and other materials from the legal traditions within Europe, with a focus on English, French and German law as the main representatives of those traditions. The book contains the basic texts and contrasting cases as well as extracts from the various international restatements (the Vienna Sales Convention, the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts, the Principles of European Contract Law, the Draft Common Frame of Reference and so on). Materials are chosen and ordered so as to foster comparative study, and complemented with annotations and comparative overviews prepared by a multinational team. The whole Casebook is in English.The principal subjects covered in this book include: General (including the distinctions between Contract and Property, Tort and Restitution) ; Formation; Validity; Interpretation and Contents; Remedies; Supervening Events; and Third Parties.Please click on the link below to visit the series website:www.casebooks.eu/contractLaw.

Cases, Problems, and Materials on Contracts

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Author: Douglas J. Whaley,David Horton

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 1543802494

Category: Law

Page: 1072

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Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes—portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency. Cases, Problems, and Materials on Contracts is known for pioneering the problem method of law school teaching. A staple in classrooms for decades, it stands out from other texts in the scope of its coverage and its use of short, carefully-constructed Problems to expose students to new concepts, reinforce what they have just learned, and stimulate thought. The Eighth Edition, the first since the passing of Thomas Crandall and the addition of David Horton as co-author, is more accessible than ever. It introduces complicated issues with a clear narrative summary or explicit statement of black-letter law. The cases have been tightly edited for best effect. The book can also be easily adapted to fit various pedagogical needs. Although it starts with “Agreement” and moves to “Consideration,” it is also designed for teachers who prefer to begin with “Consideration” or “Remedies.” It can be used in courses that both include and exclude sales. Finally, because it is shorter than most other texts in this field, it works in 4-unit, 5-unit, and 6-unit courses. New to the Eighth Edition: Substantial input from a new co-author means that the book contains scores of new cases, Problems, and narrative introductions to issues. Each opinion has been streamlined to enhance readability. Where possible, applicable Restatement of Contracts and Uniform Commercial Code sections have been printed in the text, saving students the cost of buying separate supplements. Professors and students will benefit from: Coverage of the basics of Contracts Law in a format that allows greater exposure to the legal concepts through the many Problems that fill each chapter alongside the most illustrative cases on point Assessment multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter that are meatier than such questions in most books, focusing not on the “right answer” so much as on what real attorneys must consider when confronted with the issues presented The entire book’s approach not just to teach rules of law but to train students to be lawyers faced with commercial issues. For example, Problems sometimes ask students whether they would be committing malpractice if they took a certain course of conduct, an issue very much on the mind of actual attorneys but seldom mentioned in law school classrooms. CasebookConnect features: ONLINE E-BOOK Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics. PRACTICE QUESTIONS Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions from Examples & Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines, Emanuel Law in a Flash flashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time. OUTLINE TOOL Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.

Commercial Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

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Author: M. A. Clarke,R. J. A. Hooley,R. J. C. Munday,A. M. Tettenborn,L. S. Sealy,P.G. Turner

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199692084

Category: Law

Page: 1264

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Commercial Law: Text, Cases, and Materials provides students with an extensive and valuable range of extracts from key cases and writings in this most dynamic field of law. The authors' expert commentary and questions enliven each topic while emphasizing the practical application of the law in its business context. Len Sealy and Richard Hooley have been joined by four renowned experts in the field for the preparation of this edition. The authors have captured the essence of this fascinating topic at a time of significant legislative, regulatory, and political change.

Die 4-Stunden-Woche

Mehr Zeit, mehr Geld, mehr Leben

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Author: Timothy Ferriss

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843704457

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

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Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA- Management by Absence- und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.

Problems in Contract Law

Cases and Materials

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

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454877316

Category: Law

Page: 1216

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Problems in Contract Law: Cases and Materials, offers a balance of traditional and contemporary cases that reflect the development and complexity of contract law. Explanatory notes and text place classic and contemporary cases in their larger legal context. Questions and problem exercises bridge theory and practice. Adaptable for instructors with different teaching techniques, this successful book includes various perspectives and contractual settings and offers a highly intelligent, contemporary treatment of contract law. It can easily be used in teaching by traditional case analysis, through problem-based instruction, or using theoretical inquiry.

Casenote Legal Briefs

Keyed to Crandall and Whaley's Cases, Problems, and Materials on Contracts, Fourth Edition. Contracts

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Author: Aspen Publishers

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 073554526X

Category: Law

Page: 157

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For over two decades, Casenote Legal Briefs have helped hundreds of thousands of students prepare for classes and exams year after year with unparalleled results. Known throughout the law school community as high-quality legal study aids, Casenotes popular series of legal briefs are the most comprehensive legal briefs available today. With over 100 Casenotes published today in all key areas, ranging from Administrative Law to Wills, Trusts, and Estates each and every Casenote offers: professionally written briefs of the cases in your casebook coverage that is accurate and up-to-date editor's analysis explaining the relevance of each case to the course coverage built on decades of experience the highest commitment to quality And don't forget Aspen's other popular study aids: Click here to buy all your study aids

Cases and Materials on Contracts

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Author: Edward Allan Farnsworth,William Franklin Young

Publisher: West Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 1006

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The Fifth Edition of Farnsworth & Young's Contracts features rich & varied text & note materials in addition to significant cases. Select cases are introduced by text. "Mistake as a ground for avoiding a contract" now appears in Chapter 8, in conjunction with material on commercial impracticability & frustration. The Fifth Edition also carries forward, & enhances, opportunities for teachers to put before students the ethical responsibilities of attorneys & the consequences of neglecting such responsibilities.

Contracts: Cases and Materials

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Author: John Edward Murray Jr.

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 0327178051

Category: Law

Page: 864

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This casebook is designed to meet the challenges of providing students with the most current and comprehensive analysis of modern contract law within the time constraints of the modern law school curricula. The Sixth Edition is a slimmer volume though its scope has not changed. In many ways it is more comprehensive than the last edition. While it includes the most current judicial and statutory developments, the enhanced use of problems interacting with text material allows students to gain a clear and sophisticated understanding of some of the more complex concepts in fewer classroom hours. Today's student is asked to assimilate all of the basic concepts to which students in the past have been exposed as well as a host of new developments. To meet these challenges, this edition includes problems and questions surrounded by text referring to case law and other authorities in a fashion that allows the student to pursue preparation as well as the classroom experience in a highly productive fashion. Notwithstanding these innovations, the essential nature of the book has not changed. It is a casebook. New cases replacing cases in the prior edition demonstrate a high pedagogical value. The overriding purpose is to provide the student with the maximum opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of contract law in the 21st century that will be sufficient for long-term career success. Contract law will continue to evolve. It is important to provide the student with a vehicle promoting a sophisticated understanding of the subject in a fashion that will allow the student to assimilate future developments with justifiable confidence.

Sealy & Worthington's Text, Cases, and Materials in Company Law

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Author: Deputy Director and Professor of Law Sarah Worthington

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198722052

Category:

Page: 960

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Sealy & Worthington's Text, Cases, & Materials in Company Law clearly explains the fundamental structure of company law and provides a concise exploration of each different aspect of the subject. The materials are carefully selected and well supported by commentary so that the logic of the doctrinal or legal argument is unambiguously shown. Notes and questions appear periodically throughout the text to provoke ongoing analysis and debate and enable students to test their understanding of the issues as the topics unfold. This text covers a wide range of sources and provides intelligent and thought provoking commentary in a succinct format. It will be invaluable to all those looking for expert observations and vital materials on company law.

Verbraucherleitbilder

Interdisziplinäre und europäische Perspektiven

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Author: Fabian Klinck,Karl Riesenhuber

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110363623

Category: Law

Page: 203

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Politik, Gesetzgebung, Wissenschaft, aber auch die Rechtsanwender gehen bei ihrer Arbeit von einem bestimmten Verbraucherleitbild aus. Ziel der Tagung - und der daran anschließenden Publikation der Tagungsbeiträge - ist es, auf interdisziplinärer und vergleichender Grundlage eine aktuelle Bestandsaufnahme zu liefern und den intra- und interdisziplinären Dialog zu beleben.

Cases, Materials and Text on Contract Law

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Author: Bénédicte Fauvarque-Cosson,Jacobien Rutgers,Stefan Vogenauer

Publisher: Hart Publishing

ISBN: 9781509912575

Category: LAW

Page: 1328

View: 1465

This is the third edition of the widely acclaimed and successful casebook on contract in the Ius Commune series, developed to be used throughout Europe and beyond by anyone who teaches, learns or practises law with a comparative or European perspective. The book contains leading cases, legislation and other materials from English, French and German law as the main representatives of the legal traditions within Europe, as well as EU legislation and case law and extracts from the Principles of European Contract Law. Comparisons are also made to other international restatements such as the Vienna Sales Convention, the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts, the Draft Common Frame of Reference and so on. Materials are chosen and ordered so as to foster comparative study, complemented with annotations and comparative overviews prepared by a multinational team. The third edition includes many new developments at the EU level (including the ill-fated proposal for a Common European Sales Law and further developments linked to the digital single market) and in national laws, in particular the major reform of the French Code civil in 2016, the UK's Consumer Rights Act 2015 and new cases. The principal subjects covered in this book include: An overview of EU legislation and of soft law principles, and their interrelation with national law The distinctions between contract and property, tort and restitution formation and pre-contractual liability Validity, including duties of disclosure Interpretation and contents; performance and non-performance Remedies Supervening events Third parties.

Tort Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

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Author: Jenny Steele

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199671400

Category: Law

Page: 937

View: 6841

Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines incisive author commentary with carefully selected extracts from primary and secondary materials to provide the perfect balance of support and encouragement. The author introduces the fundamental principles of the subject before moving on to discuss more challenging issues, thereby ensuring a full understanding of the subject and encouraging an appreciation of the more complex debates surrounding the law of tort. The book is intended to be a stand-alone text and to provide students with a comprehensive source of relevant materials in this one convenient and easy-to-use volume. Online Resource Centre Updates on developments in tort law Web links to guide students in further study