Dawson, Harvey, Henderson, and Baird's Contracts, Cases and Comments, 11th

Imprint
Foundation Press
ISBN-13
9781642427479
Primary Subject
Contracts
Format
eBook & Learning Library
Copyright
2019
Series
University Casebook Series
eBook & Learning Library - Lifetime digital access to the eBook, with the ability to highlight and take notes, and 12-month access to a digital Learning Library that includes self-assessment quizzes, leading study aids, an outline starter, and Gilbert Law Dictionary.

Description

With the appearance of the Eleventh Edition, this book is now well into its sixth decade. Throughout its long history, this casebook has relied on classic cases to capture the fundamental principles of contract law. This new edition preserves and builds upon the book’s distinctive character, especially its use of canonical cases and its sensitivity to the history. The newly added cases show how the basic principles of contract law continue to evolve, even in such well-explored areas as promissory estoppel and restitution. As before, this edition eschews any distinctive take on the law of contracts and thus allows each teacher using the book a broad range of choice on what to bring in to channel or expand classroom discussion.
  • The most visible alteration in this edition is a new focus on the bargaining environment in which contracts are formed and how legal rules shape it.
  • A significant amount of new material has been added, but the length of the book remains about the same.