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Negligent Misrepresentation: Fraud Or Negligence, June W. Wiener Jan 1964

Negligent Misrepresentation: Fraud Or Negligence, June W. Wiener

Cleveland State Law Review

Although there was no remedy for negligent misrepresentation at common law, and English law apparently still provides none, the American courts have all, in one way or another, accepted the thesis that "conscience, fair dealing and the usages of business require" some type of liability. But the nature and limits of that liability have never been clearly defined by the majority of American jurisdictions.


Doctrinal Problems Of Fraud Law, Page Keeton Jan 1964

Doctrinal Problems Of Fraud Law, Page Keeton

Cleveland State Law Review

The editorial staff of the Cleveland-Marshall Law Review is to be commended for making and carrying out the decision to publish this symposium issue on Fraud and Misrepresentation. The legal rules and principles related to the general question as to when an alleged misrepresentation will serve as a basis for any kind of relief in favor of the prejudiced party to a bargaining transaction are being constantly adjusted to meet new marketing practices and the ingenuity of mankind either to avoid unfavorable transactions or to induce favorable ones. It can be said without fear of contradiction that both case law …