Problems in Contract Law: Cases and Materials

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Aspen Publishers, 2003 - Law - 1058 pages
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Problems in Contract Law: Cases and Materials, Fifth Edition, upholds the high standards of quality and scholarship that have earned the casebook such a loyal following. By offering a highly intelligent, contemporary treatment of Contract Law while including various perspectives and contractual settings, the book leads students to a full understanding of the subject.
The presentation is carefully crafted to be both enlightening and appealing:
the authors selected the best of both modern and classic cases for inclusion
coverage is comprehensive, but not overwhelming.
a broad range of engaging problems involve students in legal analysis, counseling, drafting, negotiating, and advocating, and familiarize them with the actual practice of Contract Law.
The book opens with contract formation and proceeds logically through the contract process from beginning to end.
comments and notes discuss various schools of contract scholarship, including feminist and multicultural perspectives.
a superior Teacher's Manual, refined through years of use, offers sample syllabi for courses with different credit hours, teaching pointes keyed to specific pages of the book, analysis of all problems, and questions keyed to case summaries
a useful website where the authors post recent developments
The Fifth Edition incorporates the following material:
information on electronic contracting, including cases such as Hill v. Gateway 2000
expanded coverage of consumer problems, unconscionability, and contracts of adhesion, including mandatory arbitration
sharpened treatment of the bases of promissory liability and the agreement process
coverage of the Convention on the International Sale of Goods (CISG)integration of UCC remedy material into chapters on common law remedies and UCC warranty material into the chapter on implied terms

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Knapp is Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

Crystal is Roy Webster Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina.

Prince is Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

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