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Main Author: Calamari, John D
Other Authors: Perillo, Joseph M
Format: Book
Published: St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, c2004
Edition:4th ed
Series:Black Letter Outlines
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Table of Contents:
  • Capsule summary
  • Perspective
  • Mutual assent: offer and acceptance. The common law, the Restatement and the Uniform Commercial Code ; Mutual assent ; Offer ; Acceptance ; Termination of revocable offers ; Option contracts: irrevocable offers ; Certainty
  • Consideration and its equivalents. Introduction ; Consideration ; Moral obligations ; Promissary estoppel ; Sealed instruments
  • Legal capacity. Infants ; The mentally infirm
  • Proper form (writing) and interpretation and an overview of electronic contracting. Parole evidence rule ; Interpretation ; Statute of frauds ; Electronic contracting under the UCC: an overview
  • Conditions, performance and breach. Nature and classification of conditions ; Conditions and promises as related to substantial performance and material breach ; Recovery despite mutual breach or failure to perform substantially ; Excuse of conditions ; Prospective unwillingness and inability to perform: repudiation ; Performance of the sales contract ; Warranties in the sales contract
  • Defenses. Impracticability ; Frustration ; Illegality ; Discharge of contractual duties
  • Contract remedies. Damages ; Restitution ; Equitable enforcement
  • Avoidance or reformation for misconduct or mistake. Duress ; Undue influence ; Misrepresentation ; Mistake ; Reformation of mistake, misrepresentation or duress ; Unconscionability ; "Duty" to read ; Affirmation or ratification
  • Third party beneficiaries. Types of beneficiaries ; Promisor's defenses ; Cumulative rights of the beneficiary ; Rights of the promisee against the promisor
  • Assignment and delegation. Assignment of rights ; Delegation of duties
  • Appendices. A. Answers to review questions ; B. Practice examinations ; C. Comprehensive essay examination questions ; D. Glossary ; E. Index