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Cases and materials on contracts

Author: J B Milner
Publisher: [Toronto] : University of Toronto Press, [1963]. ©1963.
Series: Heritage.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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<P>This collection consists of extensively reproduced reports of law suits, some less extensive excerpts, and some excerpts that can best be described as notes of reports. The word ""materials"" covers these lesser excerpts, but it also covers a variety of other ""legal"" things.</P>
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
Electronic books
Court decisions and opinions
Cases
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cases and materials on contracts.
[Toronto] : University of Toronto Press, [1963]
(DLC) 67007445
(OCoLC)3131069
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J B Milner
ISBN: 9781487578121 1487578121
OCLC Number: 1085567350
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 897 pages)
Contents: Cover; INTRODUCTION; TABLE OF CASES; CHAPTER 1. REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF PROMISE; 1. Damages and Restitution; 2. Penalty Clauses: A Drafting Problem; 3. Specific Performance and Injunctions; 4. When the Remedies may be Sought; 5. Protection from Interference by Strangers; CHAPTER 2. THE KINDS OF PROMISES LEGALLY ENFORCED; 1. Form; 2. Consideration: The Bargain Theory; 3. Mutual Promises; 4. Past Consideration; 5. Performance of Duty; 6. Changing the Duty; 7. Alternatives to Consideration; 8. Intention; 9. Illegal or Immoral Contracts; 10. The Statute of Frauds; CHAPTER 3. MAKING THE PROMISE 1. Preliminary Negotiations2. The Power of Acceptance; 3. Unilateral Contracts; 4. Contracts Negotiated by Correspondence; 5. Ambiguity of Terms; 6. Mistake in the Identity of Parties; CHAPTER 4. THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES; CHAPTER 5. ASSIGNMENT; 1. Formalities and Effects of Assignment; 2. Personal Contracts and Subcontracting; 3. Restrictions on Assignment; CHAPTER 6. WRITTEN CONTRACTS AND STANDARD FORMS; 1. The "Ticket Cases"; 2. Non Est Factum; 3. The Parol Evidence Rule; CHAPTER 7. ABSOLUTE AND CONDITIONAL PROMISES; 1. Effect of Conditions; 2. Effect of Representations 3. Building Contracts4. Time Stipulations and Instalment Contracts; 5. Employment Contracts; CHAPTER 8. UNEXPECTED CHANGES IN CIRCUMSTANCES; 1. Relaxation of the Rule of Absolute Promises; 2. Does Frustration "Put an End to" the Contract?; 3. Restitution: Quantum Meruit, Quasi Contract and Unjust Enrichment; CHAPTER 9. ANTICIPATORY REPUDIATION; CHAPTER 10. INFANTS' CONTRACTS; INDEX
Series Title: Heritage.
Responsibility: edited by J.B. Milner.
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<P>This collection consists of extensively reproduced reports of law suits, some less extensive excerpts, and some excerpts that can best be described as notes of reports. The word ""materials"" covers these lesser excerpts, but it also covers a variety of other ""legal"" things.</P>

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