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Contracts: A Modern Coursebook

Ben Templin


  • ISBN: 9781454889601

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    Contracts: A Modern Coursebook is 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: 2/21/2017
    Copyright: 2017
    Pages: 984
    Hardcover + CasebookConnect: 9781454877028
    Loose-leaf + CasebookConnect: 9781454889229
    Digital Only CasebookConnect: 9781454889977
    Rental + CasebookConnect: 9781454889601

    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)
    Chapter 24 Breach of Contract

    Summary of Contents


    PART I Introduction & Contract Formation
    1 Introduction to Contracts
    2 Contract Formation: Consideration
    3 Conditional Gifts
    4 Adequacy and Other Characteristics of Consideration
    5 The Preexisting Legal Duty Rule
    6 Promissory Estoppel
    7 Restitution
    8 Introduction to Mutual Assent
    9 Offer
    10 Acceptance and Other Responses to an Offer
    11 Irrevocable Offers
    12 Mutual Assent and the Battle of the Forms
    13 Statute of Frauds

    PART II Defenses and Excuses
    14 Defenses: Incapacity
    15 Defenses: Duress and Undue Influence
    16 Defenses: Misrepresentation and Nondisclosure
    17 Unconscionability
    18 Public Policy and Illegality
    19 Mistake
    20 Changed Circumstances

    PART III Interpretation and Implied Terms
    21 Parol Evidence Rule
    22 Interpreting Ambiguous Terms
    23 Implied Terms

    PART IV Breach, Conditions, and Repudiation

    25 Conditions to Performance
    24 Breach of Contract
    26 Anticipatory Repudiation

    PART V Remedies
    27 Introduction to Remedies and the Expectation Interest
    28 Certainty, Causation, and Foreseeability
    29 Mitigation
    30 Real Estate, Employment, and Construction Contracts
    31 UCC Remedies
    32 Other Damages
    33 Specific Performance and Other Injunctions
    34 Alternatives to Expectation: Reliance and Restitution

    PART VI Third Party Rights
    35 Third Party Rights

    Appendix: Test Yourself Answers
    Table of Cases

  • Author Information

    Ben Templin

    Prior to joining the faculty in 2003, Professor Templin was a corporate attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati where his practice focused on general corporate law for early stage technology companies. Following graduation from the University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law, Professor Templin taught Legal Methods to undergraduates at the University of California, Berkeley. His web site provides instruction in how to study and prepare for law school exams. Before going to law school, Professor Templin was an editor in computer magazine publishing.

    Professor Templin has published a series of law review articles on Social Security reform and government investment in private enterprise.

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