The Law of Contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code, 2nd Edition
- Pamela Tepper
- ISBN-10: 1435497333
- ISBN-13: 9781435497337
- 576 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 1995
- COPYRIGHT: 2012 Published
THE LAW OF CONTRACTS AND THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE, second edition provides your students with a practical, understandable and realistic approach to the law of contracts. This book covers all of the important features of common law contracts as well as Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). Real cases are used to show your students the practical application of the concepts in each chapter and the fact pattern is used throughout the chapter to demonstrate how contracts and their concepts affect our daily lives, often with unusual results. Chapter summaries, review questions, exercises, running glossary, and more help your students to fully grasp this complex area of the law.
"I have reviewed many other contracts textbooks but have always come back to this one as it is the most complete and understandable presentations on the topic."
— Sharron Dillon, Branford Hall Career Institute
PART I: A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO CONTRACTS.
1. The Nuts and Bolts of Contracts.
2. Contract Basics: An Overview.
PART II: FORMING THE CONTRACTS: THE NECESSARY ELEMENTS.
3. Formation of a Contraction: Offer and Acceptance.
4. Consideration: The Value for the Promise.
5. Mutual Assent of the Parties.
6. Capacity: The Ability to Contract.
7. Legality in Contracts.
8. Proper Form of the Contract: Exploring the Statute of Frauds.
PART III: CONTRACT PERFORMANCE AND REMEDIES.
9. Performance and Discharge.
10. Remedies in Contract Law.
11. Third Party Contracts.
PART IV: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE: ARTICLE 2.
12. Sales: Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code.
13. Performance under Article 2: Seller and Buyer Duties.
14. Title, Risk of Loss, and Warranties.
15. Seller and Buyer Remedies.
16. Contracts and the Internet: Something Borrowed, Something New.
PART V: DRAFTING CONTRACTS.
17. Drafting a Contract: The Essentials.
18. Drafting a Contract: Specific Provisions.
19. Analyzing a Contracts Problem: Putting Theory into Practice.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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