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K: A Common Law Approach to Contracts, Second Edition

Tracey E. George, Russell Korobkin


  • ISBN: 9781454882732

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    K: A Common Law Approach to Contracts, Second Edition, is now available as a Connected Casebook, a powerful, all-in-one learning solution offering a print casebook plus access to CasebookConnect, which includes a fully functional eBook version of your casebook with highlighting and note-taking capabilities, hundreds of practice questions in the Study Center from leading study aids, and an Outline Tool to help make outlining more efficient and effective. Learn more about CasebookConnect 

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 9/16/2016
    Copyright: 2016
    Pages: 752
    Hardcover + CasebookConnect: 9781454868194
    Loose-leaf + CasebookConnect: 9781454882688
    Digital Only CasebookConnect: 9781454882787
    Rental + CasebookConnect: 9781454882732

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    Summary of Contents

    Chapter 1: Promise
    Chapter 2: Contract Formation: Consideration and Mutual Assent 
    Chapter 3: Affirmative Defenses to Contract Enforcement
    Chapter 4: Contract Interpretation 
    Chapter 5: Defining Performance Obligations: Conditions and Excuses 
    Chapter 6: Remedies Chapter 7: Contract Rights of Non-Parties Chapter 8: Alternative Bases for Liability: Non-Contract Claims 
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    Tracey E. George

    Tracey George is the vice provost for faculty affairs, the Charles B. Cox III and Lucy D. Cox Family Chair in Law and Liberty, and a professor of political science at Vanderbilt University. George teaches Contracts, Evidence, and The Life of the Law: An Introduction to the Study of Law in the law school, where she has earned the Hall-Hartman Teaching Prize eight times. In her scholarship, George brings a social science perspective to a range of topics, including judges and courts, judicial selection and elections, legal education and the legal profession, and contract law and theory. She has published numerous studies in which she examines how institutional design influences actions and outcomes in state and federal judicial systems. She is also a recognized expert on the study of legal education. George received a J.D. from Stanford Law School and an M.A. in political science from Washington University. She was a tenured professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia and Northwestern University before joining Vanderbilt in 2004.

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    Russell Korobkin

    Russell Korobkin is the Richard C. Maxwell Distinguished Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law, where he also served as the Vice Dean for Academic and Institutional Affairs from 2015-19. He is the author of two textbooks, K: A Common Law Approach to Contracts (Wolters Kluwer, 2d. ed., 2017) (with Tracey George) and Negotiation Theory and Strategy (Wolters Kluwer, 3d ed., 2014), one university press book, Stem Cell Century: Law and Policy for a Breakthrough Technology (Yale, 2007), and more than 50 law journal articles on the subjects of contracts, law and economics, negotiation, and health care law. A former San Francisco management consultant and Washington D.C. lawyer, Professor Korobkin earned his undergraduate and law degrees from Stanford University. In addition to UCLA, he has taught full time at the University of Illinois, University of Texas, and Harvard University Law Schools and has taught intensive &"short courses” at law and business schools on four continents.

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