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Contracts--The Anticipatory Breach Doctrine In Kentucky, Arnett Mann Jan 1947

Contracts--The Anticipatory Breach Doctrine In Kentucky, Arnett Mann

Kentucky Law Journal

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Contracts-Anticipatory Breach Of A Unilateral Obligation To Pay Money, George Brody Aug 1945

Contracts-Anticipatory Breach Of A Unilateral Obligation To Pay Money, George Brody

Michigan Law Review

Plaintiff, a real estate broker, was employed by defendant under a contract to negotiate the purchase of tracts of land. By the terms of the contract, plaintiff's commission was not to be paid until defendant accepted title to the land purchased. A sale of land for defendant was consummated by plaintiff but defendant, before accepting title, denied the existence of any contractual obligation to plaintiff for his services. Plaintiff brought suit for his commission. Held, there can be no recovery on a unilateral obligation to pay money before time for payment has arrived. The anticipatory breach doctrine is applicable …


Contracts -Anticipatory Breach - Recovery Of The Present Worth Of Unmatured Installments Of A Debt Feb 1933

Contracts -Anticipatory Breach - Recovery Of The Present Worth Of Unmatured Installments Of A Debt

Michigan Law Review

It is generally agreed that recovery may be had in one suit not only of the damages suffered up to the date of the writ but also of prospective damages for the non-performance of that which is not yet due, whenever a defendant has committed a partial material breach of an executory bilateral contract or of a unilateral contract to do something other than to pay a sum of money. The same conclusion is reached whenever a defendant has repudiated his promise after the time for beginning performance has arrived. These propositions are accepted even in those jurisdictions which do …