Essentials of Contract Law

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Cengage Learning, Dec 5, 2000 - Law - 303 pages
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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.
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Contents

lNTRODUCTlON A Road Map for Analyzing the Law of Contracts
1
Determining the Applicable Law Choice of Law
16
Contract Formation
28
The PostOfferPreAcceptance Phase
65
The Acceptance Phase
84
The PostAcceptance Phase
112
Drafting a Contract
126
Contract Enforceability
148
Protecting a Party Against Overreaching
162
Protecting The Judicial Process
177
Breach of the Contract
200
Plaintiffs Remedies for the Defendants Breach of Contract
252
Third Party Interests
276
GLOSSARY
292
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Martin A. Frey, BSME, JD, LLM,is a Professor Emeritus at The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Senior Adjunct Settlement Judge for the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the Northern Districts of Oklahoma, and was the Reporter for the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Group for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma. He was a professor at Drake and Texas Tech Universities and a visiting professor at the University of Maine, Washington University (St. Louis), the University of Alabama, Wake Forest University, Stetson University, and Florida International University. When teaching, Professor Frey served on a number of site visitation teams for the Section on Accreditation and Admission to the Bar of the American Bar Association. Professor Frey currently volunteers with the Financial Crimes Unit of the Tulsa Police Department. He is the author or co-author of "The Little Black Book, A Do-It Yourself Guide for Law School Competitions" (Carolina Academic Press, 2002); "Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution" (Delmar Learning Thomson, 2003); "Introduction to the Law of Contracts, 4th Edition (Delmar Cengage Learning, 2008); "Introduction to Bankruptcy Law, 6th Edition (Delmar Cengage Learning, 2013); and "Essentials of Contract Law," 2nd Edition (Cengage Learning, 2015).

Attorney at Law, Tulsa, Okla.; B.S., Texas Tech University; B.S., J.D.

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