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Local Government And Contracts That Bind, R. Perry Sentell Jr. Apr 1969

Local Government And Contracts That Bind, R. Perry Sentell Jr.

Scholarly Works

To paraphrase a modern slogan, in local government law "little goes right if the contract's too tight." For the layman who bargains in good faith with a municipality or county, the introduction to this principle can be a jolt. TO be told that his contract was not a contract, because it would have unduly bound the local government, must prompt serious doubts in his mind about the law commanding this result. To be told that he is legally presumed to know this must confirm his suspicions. But the principle is a well-established one, existing in most jurisdictions from early ...


Enforcing The Contract To Bargain, Charles L. Knapp Jan 1969

Enforcing The Contract To Bargain, Charles L. Knapp

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


A Second Look At The Suez Canal Cases: Excuse For Nonperformance Of Contractual Obligations, Robert Birmingham Jan 1969

A Second Look At The Suez Canal Cases: Excuse For Nonperformance Of Contractual Obligations, Robert Birmingham

Faculty Articles and Papers

No abstract provided.


Damage Measures And Economic Rationality: The Geometry Of Contract Law, Robert Birmingham Jan 1969

Damage Measures And Economic Rationality: The Geometry Of Contract Law, Robert Birmingham

Faculty Articles and Papers

No abstract provided.


Legal And Moral Duty In Game Theory: Common Law Contract And Chinese Analogies, Robert Birmingham Jan 1969

Legal And Moral Duty In Game Theory: Common Law Contract And Chinese Analogies, Robert Birmingham

Faculty Articles and Papers

No abstract provided.


A Second Look At The Suez Canal Cases: Excuse For Nonperformance Of Contractual Obligations In The Light Of Economic Theory, Robert L. Birmingham Jan 1969

A Second Look At The Suez Canal Cases: Excuse For Nonperformance Of Contractual Obligations In The Light Of Economic Theory, Robert L. Birmingham

Articles by Maurer Faculty

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Damage Measures And Economic Rationality: The Geometry Of Contract Law, Robert L. Birmingham Jan 1969

Damage Measures And Economic Rationality: The Geometry Of Contract Law, Robert L. Birmingham

Articles by Maurer Faculty

The question of damage measures presented by the conscious decision of a promisor to breach a losing contract raises one of the most perplexing conceptual problems in contract law. Recognizing the present inability of the courts rationally to resolve the problem, as illustrated by the opposing decisions in Groves v. John Wunder Company and Peevyhouse v. Garland Coal and Mining Company, the author undertakes to examine the premises of contract law with afresh perspective-economic analysis.


Remedies For Breach Under The Uniform Commercial Code (Ucc Ni Okeru Keiyaku Furiko Ni Taisuru Kyusai), Whitmore Gray Jan 1969

Remedies For Breach Under The Uniform Commercial Code (Ucc Ni Okeru Keiyaku Furiko Ni Taisuru Kyusai), Whitmore Gray

Articles

A series of seminar lectures given by Whitmore Gray in Tokyo, Japan during October 1968. Six articles were subsequently published in “Kaigai Shojihomu” (The International Business Law Bulletin) between July 1969 and May 1970. The fifth installment discusses the difficulty of remedies and various methods of enforcement.


Contract Interpretation And The Uniform Commercial Code (Ucc Ni Okeru Keiyaku No Kaishaku), Whitmore Gray Jan 1969

Contract Interpretation And The Uniform Commercial Code (Ucc Ni Okeru Keiyaku No Kaishaku), Whitmore Gray

Articles

A series of seminar lectures given by Whitmore Gray in Tokyo, Japan during October 1968. Six articles were subsequently published in “Kaigai Shojihomu” (The International Business Law Bulletin) between July 1969 and May 1970. The third installment introduces the basic principles of contract interpretation.


Contract Formation Under The Uniform Commercial Code (Ucc Ni Okeru Keiyaku No Seiritsu), Whitmore Gray Jan 1969

Contract Formation Under The Uniform Commercial Code (Ucc Ni Okeru Keiyaku No Seiritsu), Whitmore Gray

Articles

A series of seminar lectures given by Whitmore Gray in Tokyo, Japan during October 1968. Six articles were subsequently published in “Kaigai Shojihomu” (The International Business Law Bulletin) between July 1969 and May 1970.

The second installment discusses issues related to requirements compelling completion of a contract or pushing the issue to court.


Agency And Insurance: Should The Defense Of Fraud By Its Own Agent Be Available To An Insurance Company Issuing Automobile Insurance?, J. Dennis Hynes Jan 1969

Agency And Insurance: Should The Defense Of Fraud By Its Own Agent Be Available To An Insurance Company Issuing Automobile Insurance?, J. Dennis Hynes

Articles

No abstract provided.


Contract Interpretation Under The Uniform Commercial Code (Ucc Ni Okeru Keiyaku No Kaishaku), Whitmore Gray Jan 1969

Contract Interpretation Under The Uniform Commercial Code (Ucc Ni Okeru Keiyaku No Kaishaku), Whitmore Gray

Articles

A series of seminar lectures given by Whitmore Gray in Tokyo, Japan during October 1968. Six articles were subsequently published in “Kaigai Shojihomu” (The International Business Law Bulletin) between July 1969 and May 1970.

The fourth installment discusses further considerations and principles that impact contract interpretation.