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Mercer Law Review

Contracts

1951

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Contracts, Edgar Hunter Wilson Dec 1951

Contracts, Edgar Hunter Wilson

Mercer Law Review

During the survey period the appellate courts of Georgia reaffirmed the following general contract principles: The requisites of a sealed instrument are a recital in the instrument that it is under seal and a signature followed by a scroll or seal. An assignee of a non-negotiable chose in action takes subject to the equities existing between the assignor and obligor at the time of the assignment. The acceptance and cashing of a check given as a final audit on an unliquidated and disputed claim constitutes an accord and satisfaction. An agreement to pay a sum of money in settlement of …


Promissory Estoppel In Georgia, Burt Derieux May 1951

Promissory Estoppel In Georgia, Burt Derieux

Mercer Law Review

The classic doctrine of consideration is that " . . . the promise and the consideration must purport to be the motive each for the other in whole or at least in part. It is not enough that the promise induces the detriment or that detriment induces the promise if the other half is wanting."' From this established concept of consideration, the doctrine of promissory estoppel is a departure.