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For a casebook that smoothly mixes the lastest cases with more of the classics than any other book, choose Randy Barnett's Contracts: Cases and Doctrines . Now in its Third Edition, this popular casebook successfully employs a student-friendly 'back-to basics' approach. When you examine the casebook, be sure to notice its: flexible modular organization; the book begins with Remedies, but chapters can easily be rearranged to suit instructor preferences longer, more lightly-edited opinions that train students to sift through decisions to identify the most pertinent facts and reasoning memorable fact patterns to enliven study and provide more provocative contrasts unique background information that makes cases come alive and puts them in context study guide questions before most materials that help students focus their reading the Third Edition smoothly integrates e-commerce cases and materials including: 'click-through' agreements 'shrink-wrap' agreements telephone sales statute of frauds and unconscionablility excerpts from the new Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) And The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) proposed revisions To The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) in addition, The Third Edition features: captivating cases like CNA & American Casualty v. Arlyn Phonenix background material on avoiding problems of assent with e-commerce, The UN convention on contracts For The sale of goods, and Alaska Packers Association v. Domenico a significantly revised Teacher's Manual, with transition guide and sample syllabi

Table of Contents

Preface xxxi
Acknowledgments xxxv
I Enforcing Private Agreements
1(272)
Introduction To Contract Law
3(56)
Studying Contract Law
3(4)
The Structure of This Book
3(2)
The Three Dimensions of Law
5(1)
How to Brief Cases for This Class
6(1)
The Nature and History of Contract
7(11)
Shabeen v. Knight
8(3)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
11(1)
Historical Background: From Status to Contract
12(1)
Ancient Law
12(1)
Sir Henry Maine
Historical Background: The Rise of Assumpsit
13(1)
Contracts
13(5)
E. Allan Farnsworth
Freedom of Contract and Public Policy
18(41)
In the Matter of Baby ``M''
19(11)
In the Matter of Baby ``M'' (N.J. Supreme Court)
30(11)
Legal Background: Freedom of Contract
41(1)
Printing and Numerical Registering Co. v. Sampson
41(1)
Relational Background: An Interview with Baby ``M'''s Legal Guardian
42(1)
I Had to Protect Baby M
42(3)
Joan Liebmann-Smith
Johnson v. Calvert
45(10)
Statutory Background: State Legislation on Surrogacy Contracts
55(2)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
57(2)
Damages for Breach of Contract
59(120)
Why Study Remedies First?
59(1)
The Three Damage Interests
59(27)
Legal Background: Introduction to Damage Interests
60(1)
Expectation, Reliance, and Restitution Interests
60(1)
E. Allan Farnsworth
Hawkins v. McGee
61(3)
McGee v. United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co.
64(2)
Relational Background: Before and After the Lawsuit
66(1)
Hawkins Case: A Hair-Raising Experience
66(2)
Jorie Roberts
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
68(1)
Nurse v. Barns
69(1)
Differentiating Damage Interests: A Problem
69(2)
J. O. Hooker & Sons v. Roberts Cabinet Co.
71(7)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
78(1)
Tongish v. Thomas
79(5)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
84(2)
Three Limitations on Damages
86(60)
Remoteness or Foreseeability of Harm
86(1)
Hadley v. Baxendale
86(4)
Historical Background: Putting Hadley in Context
90(1)
Hadley v. Baxendale: A Study in the Industrialization of the Law
90(7)
Richard Danzig
Hector Martinez and Co. v. Southern Pacific Transportation Co.
97(4)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
101(1)
Morrow v. First National Bank of Hot Springs
102(2)
Certainty of Harm
104(1)
Chicago Coliseum Club v. Dempsey
105(6)
Relational and Historical Background: Why Didn't Dempsey Fight Wills? The Role of Race
111(4)
Winston Cigarette Mach. Co. v. Wells-Whitehead Tobacco Co.
115(2)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
117(1)
Anglia Television Ltd. v. Reed
118(2)
Mistletoe Express Service v. Locke
120(3)
Economics Background: The Subjectivity of Valuation
123(1)
Human Action
123(1)
Ludwig Von Mises
Avoidability of Harm
124(1)
Rockingham County v. Luten Bridge Co.
124(4)
Parker v. Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
128(7)
Relational Background: A Feminist Interpretation of Parker
135(1)
Shirley MacLaine and the Mitigation of Damages Rule: Re-Uniting Language and Experience in Legal Doctrine
135(2)
Mary Joe Frug
Relational Background: The Rise and Fall of the Bloomer Girl Project
137(1)
Bloomer Girl Revisited or How to Frame an Unmade Picture
137(3)
Victor P. Goldberg
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
140(1)
Neri v. Retail Marine Corp.
140(4)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
144(2)
Contracting Around the Default Rules of Damages
146(33)
Express Limitations on Consequential and Incidental Damages
146(1)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
147(1)
Liquidated Damages vs. Penalty Clauses
148(1)
Kemble v. Farren
149(2)
Wassenaar v. Towne Hotel
151(8)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
159(1)
Lake River Corp. v. Carborundum Co.
159(2)
Punitive Damages and Arbitration Clauses
161(1)
Garrity v. Lyle Stuart, Inc.
162(6)
Willoughby Roofing & Supply Co. v. Kajima International
168(4)
Commercial Background: Contracting Around Government Courts and State-Created Contract Law
172(1)
Opting Out of the Legal System: Extralegal Contractual Relations in the Diamond Industry
172(7)
Lisa Bernstein
Other Remedies and Causes of Action
179(94)
Specific Performance and Injunctions
179(56)
Legal Background: Introduction to Equitable Remedies
179(1)
Introduction to Equity and Equitable Remedies
179(4)
Dan B. Dobbs
Contracts for Land
183(1)
Loveless v. Diehl
184(5)
Contracts for Goods
189(1)
Cumbest v. Harris
189(3)
Scholl v. Hartzell
192(2)
Sedmak v. Charlie's Chevrolet
194(3)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
197(1)
Contracts for Personal Services
198(1)
The Case of Mary Clark, A Woman of Colour
199(3)
Relational Background: The Nature of Mary Clark's ``Voluntary'' Indenture
202(1)
The Indiana Supreme Court and the Struggle Against Slavery
202(1)
Sandra Boyd Williams
Lumley v. Wagner
203(4)
Ford v. Jermon
207(2)
Duff v. Russell
209(3)
Historical and Relational Background: Sex and Specific Performance
212(1)
The Gendered Origins of the Lumley Doctrine: Binding Men's Consciences and Women's Fidelity
212(7)
Lea S. VanderVelde
Dallas Cowboys Football Club v. Harris
219(5)
Constitutional Background: The Thirteenth Amendment and Contractual Freedom
224(1)
Bailey v. State of Alabama
224(6)
Lochner v. New York
230(5)
Restitution --- Damage Interest and Cause of Action
235(23)
Restitution for Breach of Contract
236(1)
Bush v. Canfield
236(6)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
242(1)
Restitution to the Party in Breach
242(1)
Britton v. Turner
243(4)
Vines v. Orchard Hills
247(4)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
251(1)
Restitution and ``Quasi-Contract''
251(1)
Cotnam v. Wisdom
251(4)
Martin v. Little, Brown and Co.
255(3)
Tortious Interference with Contract
258(15)
Lumley v. Gye
258(2)
Historical and Relational Background: The Impact of Lumley v. Gye on Johanna Wagner
260(1)
The Gendered Origins of the Lumley Doctrine: Binding Men's Consciences and Women's Fidelity
260(1)
Lea S. VanderVelde
Restatement (Second) of Torts
260(1)
Texaco v. Pennzoil
261(8)
Procedural Background: The Most Expensive Legal Mistake in the History of the World
269(1)
Oil and Honor: The Texaco-Pennzoil Wars
269(4)
Thomas Petzinger, Jr.
II Mutual Assent
273(296)
Reaching an Agreement
275(102)
The Objective Theory of Assent
275(16)
Embry v. Hargadine, McKittrick Dry Goods Co.
276(5)
The Objective Theory of Assent: A Problem
281(1)
Texaco v. Pennzoil
281(1)
Lucy v. Zehmer
282(8)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
290(1)
What Is an Offer?
291(30)
Preliminary Negotiations
291(1)
Nebraska Seed Co. v. Harsh
291(3)
Leonard v. Pepsico
294(8)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
302(1)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
303(2)
Written Memorial Contemplated
305(1)
Empro Manufacturing v. Ball-Co Manufacturing
306(3)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
309(1)
Texaco v. Pennzoil
309(5)
Revoking an Offer
314(1)
Dickinson v. Dodds
314(5)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
319(1)
Legal Background: The Emergence of ``Firm Offers''
320(1)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
321(1)
What Is an Acceptance?
321(34)
Acceptance That Varies Terms --- The Mirror Image Rule
321(1)
Ardente v. Horan
322(3)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
325(1)
Acceptance by Correspondence --- The Mailbox Rule
325(2)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
327(1)
Acceptance by Performance or ``Unilateral'' Contracts?
328(1)
Carlill v. Carbolic Smoke Ball Co.
329(3)
Relational Background: The Smoke Ball and Nineteenth-Century Patent Medicine
332(1)
Quackery and Contract Law: The Case of the Carbolic Smoke Ball
332(10)
A. W. B. Simpson
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
342(1)
Leonard v. Pepsico
342(2)
White v. Corlies & Tifft
344(3)
Poetic Background: Llewellyn's Verse
347(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
348(1)
Petterson v. Pattberg
348(4)
Relational Background: Additional Information About Petterson v. Pattberg
352(1)
Note
353(1)
Samuel Blinkoff
Acceptance by Silence
353(1)
Hobbs v. Massasoit Whip Co.
353(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
354(1)
E-Commerce and Mutual Assent
355(22)
Caspi v. Microsoft Network
355(2)
Ticketmaster v. Tickets.com
357(2)
Specht v. Netscape Communications
359(7)
Specht v. Netscape Communications (Court of Appeals, 2d Cir.)
366(2)
Can Click-Wrap Terms Be Rejected? A Problem
368(1)
Statutory Background: Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act
369(2)
Statutory Background: Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (1999)
371(1)
Strategic Background: Avoiding Assent Problems in Electronic Contracts
372(1)
ABA Working Group on Electronic Contracting Practices, Click-Through Agreements: Strategies for Avoiding Disputes on Validity of Assent
372(5)
Discerning the Agreement
377(90)
Interpreting the Meaning of the Terms
377(25)
Ambiguous Terms
378(1)
Raffles v. Wichelhaus
378(2)
Relational Background: What ``to arrive ex Peerless'' Really Meant
380(1)
The Death of Contract
380(3)
Grant Gilmore
Contracts for Cotton to Arrive: The Case of the Two Ships Peerless
383(6)
A. W. B. Simpson
Oswald v. Allen
389(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
390(1)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
391(2)
Vague Terms
393(1)
Weinberg v. Edelstein
393(4)
Frigaliment Importing Co. v. B.N.S. International Sales Corp.
397(5)
Filling Gaps in the Terms
402(22)
Agreements to Agree
403(1)
Sun Printing & Publishing Assn. v. Remington Paper & Power Co.
404(5)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
409(1)
Texaco v. Pennzoil
410(1)
Illusory Promises
411(1)
New York Central Iron Works Co. v. United States Radiator Co.
411(2)
Eastern Air Lines v. Gulf Oil Corp.
413(3)
Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon
416(1)
Biographical Background: Who Was Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon?
417(1)
Meredith Etherington-Smith and Jeremy Pilcher, The ``It'' Girls
418(3)
Mysteries of the Titanic
421(2)
Stephen Cox
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
423(1)
Identifying the Terms of the Agreement
424(43)
Form Contracts or ``Contracts of Adhesion''
424(1)
Carnival Cruise Lines v. Shute
424(10)
Compagno v. Commodore Cruise Line
434(1)
Caspi v. Microsoft Network
435(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
436(2)
Which Terms Were Agreed To?
438(1)
Step-Saver Data Systems v. Wyse Technology
439(10)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
449(2)
ProCD v. Zeidenberg
451(6)
Terms That Follow Later
457(1)
Hill v. Gateway 2000
457(4)
Klocek v. Gateway
461(3)
Statutory Background: Proposed Revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code
464(3)
Written Manifestations of Assent
467(50)
Interpreting a Writing --- The Parol Evidence Rule
467(20)
Thompson v. Libbey
468(1)
Brown v. Oliver
469(2)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
471(2)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
473(1)
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. v. G. W. Thomas Drayage & Rigging Co.
474(3)
Trident Center v. Connecticut General Life Insurance Co.
477(6)
Comparative Law Background: The Parol Evidence Rule Under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
483(1)
CISG as an Alternative System of Default Rules Governing the Sale of Goods
483(4)
Daniel D. Barnhizer
Reforming a Writing --- Mistakes in Integration
487(3)
The Travelers Insurance Co. v. Bailey
487(2)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
489(1)
Requiring a Writing --- The Statute of Frauds
490(27)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
490(1)
The Statute and Its Exceptions
491(1)
Boone v. Coe
491(3)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
494(1)
Riley v. Capital Airlines, Inc.
495(3)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
498(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
499(1)
Satisfying the Requirement of a Writing
500(1)
Schwedes v. Romain
500(4)
Leonard v. Pepsico
504(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
505(1)
Ethical Background: The Role of the Lawyer in Schwedes
506(1)
American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct (2002)
506(5)
In re RealNetworks
511(2)
Satisfying the Requirement of a Signature
513(1)
Parma Tile Mosaic & Marble Co. v. Estate of Fred Short
514(1)
Statutory Background: Writings and the ``E-Sign'' Act
515(1)
Statutory Background: Provisions for E-Signatures
515(1)
Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (1999)
515(1)
Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (2001)
516(1)
Proposed Revisions to Uniform Commercial Code (2002)
516(1)
Multiparty Transactions
517(52)
Transferring Rights or Duties to Third Parties
517(19)
Legal Background: Introduction to Assignment and Delegation
517(1)
Contracts
517(2)
E. Allan Farnsworth
Assignment of Contractual Rights
519(1)
Kelly Health Care v. The Prudential Insurance Co. of America
520(2)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
522(1)
In re Nance
523(7)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
530(1)
Delegation of Contractual Duties
530(1)
Sally Beauty Co. v. Nexxus Products Co.
531(4)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
535(1)
Manifesting Assent Through an Agent: Types of Authority
536(20)
New England Educational Training Service, Inc. v. Silver Street Partnership
537(4)
Sauber v. Northland Insurance Co.
541(4)
Jennings v. Pittsburgh Mercantile Co.
545(4)
International Telemeter Corp. v. Teleprompter Corp.
549(7)
Third-Party Beneficiaries of a Contract
556(13)
Intended Beneficiaries
556(1)
Seaver v. Ransom
557(3)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
560(1)
Distinguishing Intended from Incidental Beneficiaries
560(1)
Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, Health, and Hospital Services v. Russell
561(6)
Specht v. Netscape Communications
567(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
568(1)
III Enforceability
569(226)
Principles of Enforceability
571(30)
Six Core Principles of Enforceability
572(18)
Party-Based Principles
572(5)
Standards-Based Principles
577(5)
Process Principles
582(5)
Integrating the Core Principles of Enforceability
587(3)
Applying the Principles of Enforceability to a Case
590(11)
Michelle Marvin v. Lee Marvin
591(7)
Frances Morone v. Frank Morone
598(1)
Sari Posner v. Victor Posner
599(2)
The Doctrine of Consideration
601(58)
The Historical Origins of the Doctrine
601(3)
Historical Background: The Origins of the Doctrine of Consideration
601(1)
The Doctrine of Consideration --- Introduction
601(3)
A. W. B. Simpson
The Bargain Theory of Consideration
604(30)
Economics Background: Bargains and the Division of Labor
605(1)
Lectures on Jurisprudence
605(1)
Adam Smith
The Wealth of Nations
605(1)
Adam Smith
Distinguishing Bargains from Gratuitous Promises
606(1)
Johnson v. Otterbein University
606(2)
Hamer v. Sidway
608(5)
Relational Background: Other Dealings Between Willie and His Uncle
613(1)
Hamer v. Sidway (N.Y. Supreme Court)
613(2)
Dahl v. HEM Pharmaceuticals Corp.
615(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
616(3)
Past Consideration
619(1)
Moore v. Elmer
619(1)
Moral Consideration
620(1)
Mills v. Wyman
620(4)
Relational Background: Levi Lives!
624(1)
In the Tribunal of Conscience: Mills v. Wyman Reconsidered
624(5)
Geoffrey R. Watson
Webb v. McGowin
629(4)
Webb v. McGowin (Ala. Supreme Court)
633(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
633(1)
Contract Modification and the Preexisting Duty Rule
634(16)
Stilk v. Myrick
634(2)
Alaska Packers' Assn. v. Domenico
636(3)
Relational Background: Were the Fishing Nets Really Rotten?
639(1)
A Fish Story: Alaska Packers' Association v. Domenico
639(5)
Debora L. Threedy
Brian Construction and Development Co. v. Brighenti
644(3)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
647(1)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
648(1)
United States v. Stump Home Specialties Manufacturing
649(1)
Adequacy of Consideration
650(9)
Economics Background: Subjectivity and the Inequality of Exchange
651(1)
Human Action
651(1)
Ludwig von Mises
Newman & Snell's State Bank v. Hunter
652(2)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
654(1)
Dyer v. National By-Products, Inc.
655(4)
The Intention to Be Legally Bound
659(40)
Comparative Law Background: The English Law of Contract
660(1)
Intention to Create Legal Relations
660(2)
Using Formalities to Manifest an Intention to Be Legally Bound
662(30)
The Seal
664(2)
Aller v. Aller
666(3)
Statutory Background: New Jersey Changes Its Mind
669(1)
Wagner v. Lectrox Corp.
670(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
671(1)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
671(1)
Nominal Consideration
671(1)
Schnell v. Nell
672(2)
Statutory Background: Documents Under Seal in Indiana
674(1)
Basic Contract Law
674(1)
Lon L. Fuller
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
675(1)
Recitals
676(1)
Smith v. Wheeler
677(1)
Jolles v. Wittenberg
678(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
678(1)
Written Expression of Intention to Be Legally Bound
679(1)
Legislative Background: The Rationale for the Uniform Written Obligations Act
680(1)
Handbook of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws & Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Meeting
680(8)
Thomas v. First National Bank of Scranton
688(2)
Kay v. Kay
690(1)
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. v. Barness
691(1)
First Federal Savings and Loan Assn. of Pittston v. Reggie
692(1)
Lack of Intention to be Legally Bound
692(7)
Ferrera v. A. C. Nielsen
693(1)
Evenson v. Colorado Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co.
694(2)
Eiland v. Wolf
696(3)
The Doctrine of Promissory Estoppel
699(96)
Historical Background: Early Alternatives to the Doctrine of Consideration
699(1)
The Doctrine of Consideration --- Introduction
699(1)
A. W. B. Simpson
The Development of Promissory Estoppel as a Substitute for Consideration
700(29)
Family Promises
701(1)
Ricketts v. Scothorn
701(3)
Historical Background: The Doctrine of Equitable Estoppel
704(1)
Essential Elements Constituting the Estoppel
704(1)
John Norton Pomeroy
Discussion of the Tentative Draft of Contracts, Restatement No. 2
705(1)
Promises to Convey Land
706(1)
Greiner v. Greiner
706(3)
Charitable Subscriptions
709(1)
Allegheny College v. National Chautauqua County Bank of Jamestown
709(6)
Promises of a Pension
715(1)
Feinberg v. Pfeiffer Co.
716(5)
Construction Bids
721(1)
James Baird Co. v. Gimbel Bros., Inc.
722(2)
Relational Background: More About the ``Mistake''
724(1)
Basic Contract Law
724(1)
Lon L. Fuller
Drennan v. Star Paving Co.
725(3)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
728(1)
Promissory Estoppel as an Alternative to Breach of Contract
729(22)
Goodman v. Dicker
730(2)
Hoffman v. Red Owl Stores, Inc.
732(9)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
741(1)
Restatement (Second) of Torts
742(1)
Doctrinal Background: The Tort of Promissory Misrepresentation
742(1)
Beyond Reliance: Promissory Estoppel, Contract Formalities, and Misrepresentations
742(4)
Randy E. Barnett
Mary E. Becker
Theoretical Background: The Death of Contract?
746(1)
The Death of Contract
746(2)
Grant Gilmore
Developments in Contract Law During the 1980s: The Top Ten
748(2)
E. Allan Farnsworth
Empirical Background: Promissory Estoppel in the Nineties
750(1)
Questioning the ``New Consensus'' on Promissory Estoppel: An Empirical and Theoretical Study
750(1)
Robert A. Hillman
Some Modern Applications and Limits of Promissory Estoppel
751(42)
Promise
751(1)
Blatt v. University of Southern California
752(3)
Spooner v. Reserve Life Insurance Co.
755(3)
Ypsilanti v. General Motors
758(9)
Ypsilanti v. General Motors (Mich. Appeals Court)
767(4)
Relational Background: Settlement of the Case
771(1)
G.M. Settles Suit over Plant Closing
771(1)
James Bennet
Reasonable Reliance
772(1)
Alden v. Vernon Presley
772(3)
Injustice of Nonenforcement
775(1)
Cohen v. Cowles Media Co. (Minn. Supreme Court)
776(5)
Cohen v. Cowles Media Co. (U.S. Supreme Court)
781(3)
Cohen v. Cowles Media Co. (Minn. Supreme Court)
784(1)
Empirical Background: The Elements of Promissory Estoppel
785(1)
Questioning the ``New Consensus'' on Promissory Estoppel: An Empirical and Theoretical Study
786(2)
Robert A. Hillman
The New Requirement of Enforcement Reliance in Commercial Promissory Estoppel: Section 90 as Catch-22
788(5)
Sydney W. DeLong
A Hypothetical Alternative to Restatement §90
793(2)
Restatement (Third) of Contracts
794(1)
IV Performance and Breach
795(138)
Performance
797(42)
The Implied Duty of Good Faith Performance
797(16)
Goldberg 168-05 v. Levy
799(1)
Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York v. Tailored Woman
800(6)
Stop & Shop, Inc. v. Ganem
806(3)
Food Fair Stores v. Blumberg
809(2)
The Original Great American Chocolate Chip Cookie Co. v. River Valley Cookies, Ltd.
811(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
812(1)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
812(1)
Texaco v. Pennzoil
813(1)
Implied and Express Warranties
813(26)
Implied Warranties of Merchantability and Fitness for a Particular Purpose
814(1)
Step-Saver Data Systems, Inc. v. Wyse Technology (U.S. Dist. Ct.)
814(3)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
817(1)
Express Warranties
818(1)
Royal Business Machines, Inc. v. Lorraine Corp.
818(5)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
823(1)
CBS, Inc. v. Ziff-Davis Publishing Co.
824(8)
Express Disclaimers of Warranty
832(1)
Schneider v. Miller
832(4)
Pelc v. Simmons
836(1)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
836(1)
Morris v. Mack's Used Cars
837(2)
Conditions
839(24)
The Effect of a Condition
840(4)
Inman v. Clyde Hall Drilling Co.
840(4)
Understanding the Effect of Conditions: A Problem
844(1)
What Events Are Conditions?
844(7)
Is the Event a Condition, a Promise, or Both?
845(1)
Howard v. Federal Crop Insurance Corp.
845(4)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
849(1)
Is the Event a Condition, a Promise, or Neither?
849(1)
Chirichella v. Erwin
849(2)
Avoiding Conditions
851(12)
Waiver and Estoppel
851(1)
Clark v. West
852(2)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
854(1)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
855(1)
Excuse to Prevent Forfeiture
856(1)
J.N.A. Realty Corp. v. Cross Bay Chelsea, Inc.
856(5)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
861(2)
Breach
863(70)
Constructive Conditions
863(13)
Kingston v. Preston
864(2)
Morton v. Lamb
866(1)
Jacob & Youngs v. Kent
867(5)
Jacob & Youngs v. Kent (Motion for Reargument)
872(1)
Relational Background: Why All the Fuss About Reading Pipe?
873(1)
The Capability Problem in Contract Law
873(3)
Richard Danzig
Prospective Nonperformance
876(37)
Anticipatory Repudiation
876(1)
Albert Hochster v. Edgar De La Tour
876(3)
Harrell v. Sea Colony, Inc.
879(5)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
884(1)
Adequate Assurances of Performance
885(1)
Scott v. Crown
885(3)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
888(1)
Material Breach
889(2)
B & B Equipment Co. v. Bowen
891(1)
Lane Enterprises, Inc. v. L. B. Foster Co.
892(9)
Did Shawn Kemp Materially Breach? A Problem
901(2)
The Perfect Tender Rule: Cure and Rescission
903(1)
Ramirez v. Autosport
903(6)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
909(4)
Cost of Completion v. Diminution in Value: The Expectation Interest Revisited
913(20)
Groves v. John Wunder Co.
913(5)
Peevyhouse v. Garland Coal Mining Co.
918(6)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
924(1)
Relational and Legal Background: Is Peevyhouse a Lesson in Lawyering or Corruption?
925(1)
Peevyhouse v. Garland Coal Co. Revisited: The Ballad of Willie and Lucille
925(8)
Judith L. Maute
V Defenses to Contractual Obligation
933(182)
Lack of Contractual Capacity
935(30)
Introduction---Rebutting the Prima Facie Case of Contract
935(7)
Theoretical Background: Legal Rules as Presumptions
936(1)
Pleadings and Presumptions
936(6)
Richard A. Epstein
Deficiencies in Contractual Capacity
942(23)
Incompetence
942(1)
Ortelere v. Teachers' Retirement Board of New York
942(8)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
950(1)
Infancy
951(1)
Webster Street Partnership, Ltd. v. Sheridan
951(5)
Halbman v. Lemke
956(1)
Zelnick v. Adams
957(1)
Historical Background: The Extension of Childhood
957(1)
Children's Rights: A Legal Perspective
957(1)
Hillary Rodham
Brooke Shields v. Gross
958(5)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
963(2)
Obtaining Assent By Improper Means
965(62)
Misrepresentation
965(17)
Halpert v. Rosenthal
966(5)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
971(1)
Byers v. Federal Land Co.
972(3)
Vokes v. Arthur Murray, Inc.
975(4)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
979(1)
In the Matter of Baby ``M''
979(3)
Duress
982(14)
Hackley v. Headley
984(4)
Austin Instrument v. Loral Corp.
988(4)
United States v. Progressive Enterprises
992(3)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
995(1)
Undue Influence
996(13)
Odorizzi v. Bloomfield School District
996(7)
Relational Background: Donald Odorizzi's Story
1003(5)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
1008(1)
Unconscionability
1009(18)
Williams v. Walker-Thomas Furniture Co.
1010(5)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
1015(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
1015(3)
Wille v. Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.
1018(5)
In re RealNetworks
1023(1)
In the Matter of Baby ``M''
1024(3)
Failure of a Basic Assumption
1027(88)
Mistakes of Present Existing Facts
1029(31)
Mutual Mistake
1029(1)
Sherwood v. Walker
1029(8)
Nester v. Michigan Land & Iron Co.
1037(3)
Wood v. Boynton
1040(3)
Lenawee County Board of Health v. Messerly
1043(6)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
1049(3)
Unilateral Mistake and the Duty to Disclose
1052(1)
Tyra v. Cheney
1052(2)
Drennan v. Star Paving Co.
1054(1)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
1055(1)
Laidlaw v. Organ
1055(4)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
1059(1)
The Baseball Card Case: A Problem
1059(1)
Changed Circumstances
1060(28)
Impossibility and Impracticability
1061(1)
Paradine v. Jane
1061(1)
Historical Background: The ``Alien'' Prince Rupert
1062(1)
Historical Background: One View of How and Why Paradine v. Jane Became a Leading Case
1062(1)
The Death of Contract
1062(2)
Grant Gilmore
Taylor v. Caldwell
1064(5)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
1069(1)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
1069(1)
CNA & American Casualty v. Arlyn Phoenix
1070(2)
Eastern Air Lines v. Gulf Oil Corp.
1072(4)
Sales Contracts: The Uniform Commercial Code
1076(1)
Frustration of Purposes
1077(1)
Krell v. Henry
1077(4)
Historical Background: The Ailing King
1081(1)
Contracts
1081(1)
E. Allan Farnsworth
William F. Young
Legal Background: Should the Loss ``Lie Where It Fell''?
1081(2)
Lloyd v. Murphy
1083(4)
Restatement (Second) of Contracts
1087(1)
Allocation of Risk in Long-Term Contracts
1088(27)
Aluminum Company of America v. Essex Group, Inc.
1091(9)
Procedural Background: The Aftermath of the ALCOA Decision
1100(1)
Northern Indiana Public Service Co. v. Carbon County Coal Co.
1101(7)
Empirical Background: Survey of Corporate Counsel
1108(1)
A Survey of Contract Practice and Policy
1108(7)
Russell J. Weintraub
Table of Judges 1115(4)
Table of Cases 1119(4)
Table of Statutes 1123(4)
Index 1127

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