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The Economics of contract law

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Contracts -- United States.,
    • Contracts -- Economic aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statement[compiled by] Anthony T. Kronman, Richard A. Posner.
      ContributionsKronman, Anthony T., Posner, Richard A.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF801 .E25
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4749380M
      LC Control Number78070055

      The Law of Contract, now in its eleventh edition, is well established as the most thorough and perceptive treatment of contract law for students and as a source of reference for practitioners. The latest edition of Treitel explains and analyses the law of contract, and provides a detailed and clear examination of many areas of controversy and difficulty. Describe the general (economic, social and political) context in which contract law is applied and the current issues affecting contract law; Demonstrate understanding of the development of contract law and discuss its possible future direction(s) Summarise standard legal materials and arguments; Analyse statutes and cases concerned with.

      Sep 22,  · “Contract Theory and Economics of Contract Law” is a chapter of the book “Economic Methods for Lawyers”, which is edited by Emanuel V. Towfigh and Niels Petersen. This book provides an essential introduction to the economic tools, which can usefully be employed in legal catholicyoungadultsofsc.com: Klaus Ulrich Schmolke. This book is an attempt to draw such an outline of the principles of the law of Contract as may be useful to students, and, perhaps, convenient to those who are engaged in the teaching of law. Author tried to show how a contract is made, what is needed to make it binding, what its effect is, how its terms are interpreted, and how it is.

      10 There are a few exceptions, for example, where certain terms of a contract are void either by statute (for example, tenancy agreement) or where common law holds the terms to be so unreasonable that they cannot be enforced and/or are varied by the courts. 5 Contract Law 1: Fundamentals of Contracts and their Creation What is a Contract? The Agreement Classification of Statements and Terms Consideration The Intention to Create Legal Relations Capacity to Contract 6 Contract Law 2: Contract Regulations Privity of Contract Joint Obligations Assignment


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