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The Enduring Legacy Of Wood V. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon, James J. Fishman Jan 2008

The Enduring Legacy Of Wood V. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon, James J. Fishman

Pace Law Review

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Wood V. Lucy: The Overlap Between Interpretation And Gap-Filling To Achieve Minimum Decencies, Nicholas R. Weiskopf Jan 2008

Wood V. Lucy: The Overlap Between Interpretation And Gap-Filling To Achieve Minimum Decencies, Nicholas R. Weiskopf

Pace Law Review

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The Enduring Legacy Of Wood V. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon, James J. Fishman Jan 2008

The Enduring Legacy Of Wood V. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon, James J. Fishman

Pace Law Faculty Publications

To mark the ninetieth anniversary of the decision, Pace University School of Law sponsored a Symposium, The Enduring Legacy of Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon, to reconsider the case and to appreciate the accomplishments of Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon, who as Lucile, became one of the twentieth century's most innovative fashion designers. The Symposium brought together leading contracts scholars from as far away as Australia and England as well as experts on Lucile from the worlds of fashion, museums and fashion scholarship.

The Symposium examined legal issues raised by the decision through panels that focused upon: implication, interpretation and default ...


Joseph Baxendale, James J. Fishman Jan 2005

Joseph Baxendale, James J. Fishman

Pace Law Faculty Publications

The defendant in the great case of Hadley v. Baxendale is Joseph Baxendale, managing partner of Pickford and Co., the common carrier that delayed the delivery of the Hadley's shaft. Baxendale was named the defendant, because Pickfords was a partnership and did not incorporate until 1901. Joseph Baxendale was born in 1785, the son of a Lancastershire surgeon. In 1806, he moved to London, where he worked for a wholesale linen draper. Later, he became a partner in that firm, and developed the managerial and accounting skills that would serve him so well at Pickfords.