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Contracts: Cases and Doctrine, Sixth Edition

Randy E. Barnett, Nathan B. Oman

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  • ISBN: 9781454885962

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 12/15/2016
    Copyright: 2016
    Pages: 1232
    ISBNs:
    Hardcover + CasebookConnect: 9781454871033
    Loose-leaf + CasebookConnect: 9781454885863
    Digital Only CasebookConnect: 9781454885962
    Rental + CasebookConnect: 9781454885917

    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)
    Preface   

    Summary of Contents

    Contents
    Preface
    Acknowledgments   

    I. ENFORCING PRIVATE AGREEMENTS    
    1. INTRODUCTION TO CONTRACT LAW   
    2. DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT   
    3. OTHER REMEDIES AND CAUSES OF ACTION   
    II. MUTUAL ASSENT    
    4. REACHING AN AGREEMENT   
    5. DISCERNING THE AGREEMENT   
    6. WRITTEN MANIFESTATIONS OF ASSENT   
    7. MULTIPARTY TRANSACTIONS   
    III. ENFORCEABILITY    
    8. PRINCIPLES OF ENFORCEABILITY   
    9. THE DOCTRINE OF CONSIDERATION   
    10. THE INTENTION TO BE LEGALLY BOUND   
    11. THE DOCTRINE OF PROMISSORY ESTOPPEL   
    IV. PERFORMANCE AND BREACH    
    12. PERFORMANCE   
    13. CONDITIONS   
    14. BREACH   
    V. DEFENSES TO CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION    
    15.  LACK OF CONTRACTUAL CAPACITY   
    16. ASSENT IMPROPERLY OBTAINED AND ASSENT TO  IMPROPER TERMS  
    17. FAILURE OF A BASIC ASSUMPTION 
     
    Table of Judges    
    Table of Cases    
    Table of Statutes    
    Index
  • Author Information

    Randy E. Barnett

    Randy E. Barnett is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches constitutional law and contracts, and is Director of the Georgetown Center for the Constitution. After graduating from Northwestern University and Harvard Law School, he tried many felony cases as a prosecutor in the Cook County States’ Attorney’s Office in Chicago. A recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in Constitutional Studies, Professor Barnett has been a visiting professor at Penn, Northwestern and Harvard Law School. In 2004, he argued the medical marijuana case of Gonzalez v. Raich before the U.S. Supreme Court. In 2012, he was one of the lawyers representing the National Federation of Independent Business in its constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Professor Barnett’s publications includes eleven books, more than one hundred articles and reviews, as well as numerous op-eds. New editions of his books, Restoring the Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty (Princeton) and The Structure of Liberty: Justice and the Rule of Law (Oxford) will be released later this year, as will his coauthored book, A Conspiracy Against Obamacare: The Volokh Conspiracy and the Health Care Case (Palgrave).

    Nathan B. Oman

    Nathan Oman joined the faculty at William & Mary Law School in 2006. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he served on the Articles Committee of the Harvard Law Review and as an editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy. He graduated from Brigham Young University, where he was a Benson Scholar, and, prior to law school, worked on the staff of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Morris Shepard Arnold of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and worked as a litigation associate in the Washington, DC office of Sidley Austin, LLP.

    Areas of Specialization: Contract Law; Economic Analysis of Law; Jurisprudence; Law and Religion; Legal History

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