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Remedies For Breach Of Contract Under The Uniform Commercial Code, The General Conditions Of Delivery Of Goods Of The Council For Mutual Economic Assistance And The United Nations Convention On Contracts For The International Sale Of Goods, Hasan T. Choudhury Jan 1988

Remedies For Breach Of Contract Under The Uniform Commercial Code, The General Conditions Of Delivery Of Goods Of The Council For Mutual Economic Assistance And The United Nations Convention On Contracts For The International Sale Of Goods, Hasan T. Choudhury

LLM Theses and Essays

This thesis attempts to examine and compare an important component of any law of contract for the sale of goods, namely, the remedies available to an aggrieved party following a breach of contract. The first part of the thesis deals with the historical background of the uniform laws, their scope and specific characteristics. The following chapters examine the status, role and significance of the two major remedies - the damages and specific performance, in the major legal systems and the uniform laws. In addition, it compares the remaining remedial provisions and concludes that, although the major legal systems of the …


Article 29(2) Of The United Nations Convention On Contracts For The International Sale Of Goods: A New Effort At Clarifying The Legal Effect Of "No Oral Modification" Clauses, Robert A. Hillman Jan 1988

Article 29(2) Of The United Nations Convention On Contracts For The International Sale Of Goods: A New Effort At Clarifying The Legal Effect Of "No Oral Modification" Clauses, Robert A. Hillman

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

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The Decline Of The Contract Market Damage Model, James J. White Jan 1988

The Decline Of The Contract Market Damage Model, James J. White

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In law school every American lawyer learns that the conventional measure of damages for breach of a sales contract is the difference between the contract price and the market price. Even before these rules were embodied in the Uniform Sales Act and the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), they were a staple of Anglo-American common law. They remain the rules with which a court would determine damage liability not only for the sale of goods, but also for the sale of real estate and securities.


Promise Fulfilled And Principle Betrayed, James J. White Jan 1988

Promise Fulfilled And Principle Betrayed, James J. White

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My responsibility in this paper is to address three questions. (1) How has the legal realist body of thought affected contract law and its application? (2) How will contract law and its application be affected in the future by realist thinking? (3) If the realist viewpoint were fully accepted, what kind of system would result and how would contract law be affected? Because my focus is upon a principal legislative monument to realism, Article Two of the Uniform Commercial Code (the "U.C.C."), and upon its drafter, Karl Llewellyn, I will not answer any of the three questions explicitly. By focusing …