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Cases, Problems, and Materials on Contracts, Fifth Edition, is distinguished by its excellent organization and straightforward approach. This case-and problem-oriented casebook provides unparalleled flexibility: Its length makes it suitable for use in courses of varying course hours, and its adaptable organization accommodates different teaching requirements, styles, and approaches.

Students and professors alike appreciate all the aspects of this book that make it such an excellent means for studying Contracts:

thorough coverage of basic themes of contract law contained in a manageable length
accessible, well-organized, straightforward text beginning with clear introductions to each section and concept
problem-oriented approach using short, well-conceived hypotheticals with answers provided in the Teacher’s Manual
popular and flexible organization that starts with offer and acceptance and moves to consideration; however, the authors have designed the book so that the course can easily be taught starting with consideration or remedies
tight case editing that allows students to more easily grasp the pertinent concepts

Enhancements to the Fifth Edition include:

• in-depth discussion of adhesion contracts versus negotiated contracts
• all Article 1 citations have been updated to the newest version of Article 1
• extensive revision of notes concerning the “battle of the forms” issue in Chapter 1, Intent to Contract: Offer and Acceptance
• Chapter 2, Consideration, and Chapter 7, Conditions and Promises: Performance and Breach, have been condensed, and more problems on the express condition have been added to Chapter 7
problems have been added and refreshed throughout the text
problems, notes, and the selection and order of cases have been revised in Chapter 5, The Parole Evidence Rule and Interpretation of the Contract
revised and updated Teacher’s Manual

The flexible, problem-oriented organization of Cases, Problems, and Materials on Contracts, Fifth Edition, as well as its careful selection and editing of cases, make this casebook a highly effective teaching tool.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735573451
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/19/2007
  • Series: Blond's Law Guides
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 396
  • Product dimensions: 0.81 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

The Supreme Court's Authority     1
Introduction     1
Review Of Congressional Acts     1
Review Of State Laws     2
Review Of State Court Judgments     2
Congress' Authority To Limit Federal Court Jurisdiction     2
Supreme Court Jurisdiction And Practice     3
Required Conditions For Constitutional Adjudication     4
State Sovereign Immunity     7
Case Clips     8
National Power And Commerce Power     35
National Power     35
Commerce Power     37
Case Clips     42
Other National Powers     57
The Taxing Power     57
The Spending Power     58
War, Treaty, And Foreign Affairs Powers     58
Congressional And Judicial Powers     59
Case Clips     61
State Regulation And The National Economy     73
The Dormant Commerce Clause     73
Congressional Regulation Of Federal-State Relations     75
Other Elements Of Federalism     76
Case Clips     79
Separation Of Powers     109
Introduction     109
Legislative Process And Enforcement: Congress And ThePresident     109
"Necessary And Proper" Exercise Of Authority     110
Foreign Affairs     111
Federal Control Of Citizenship Status     112
Exercise Of Government Police Power     113
Federal Immunities     113
Executive Powers: Appointment, Removal, And Pardon     115
Power Of Legislative Inquiry     115
Case Clips     117
The Bill Of Rights And The States: Procedural Due Process     143
The Bill Of Rights And The States     143
Fourteenth Amendment     143
Procedural Due Process     145
Case Clips     149
14th Amendment Substantive Rights / Constitutional Economic Rights / Bills Of Attainder / Ex Post Facto Laws     187
Introduction     187
Substantive Due Process - Economic Regulation     188
Other Constitutional Protection Of Economic Rights     189
Protection Of Non-Economic Rights     190
Scope Of Liberty And Property     192
Other Restrictions     192
Case Clips     194
Equal Protection     225
Overview     225
Standards Of Review     225
Suspect Classifications      227
Fundamental Rights     230
Non-Fundamental Principles     232
Case Clips     233
Post Civil War Amendments And Civil Rights Legislation     303
Introduction     303
State Action     304
Congressional Enforcement     306
Case Clips     309
Freedom Of Expression     331
Introduction     331
Restricting Speech Based On Content: Subversive Advocacy     331
The Limits Of First Amendment Protection     332
Pervasive Themes     337
Governmental Interests And The Public Forum     339
The First Amendment And The Political Campaign Process     342
More Special Contexts: Education And Labor     342
Freedom Of Association     343
Government Power And The First Amendment     344
Case Clips     347
The Constitution And Religion     429
Introduction     429
The Establishment Clause     429
The Free Exercise Clause     431
Case Clips     433
Table Of Cases     461
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