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This study aid features a checklist format to lead students through questions they need to ask to fully evaluate the legal problem they are trying to solve. It also synthesizes the material in a way that most students are unable to do on their own, and assembles the different issues, presenting a clear guide to procedural analysis that students can draw upon when writing their exams. Also available through the Law Library's subscription to the WEST Academic Study Aids Collection.
This Exam Pro consists of essay questions actually given by Contracts professors throughout the United States. Every question contains a detailed explanation, along with analytical steps explained in easy-to-understand, basic language, and a step-by-step guide on how to analyze each major issue. Both Professor “model” answers and student “actual” answers are provided to allow students to get a feel for all the issues that could have been discussed on some questions, and what is realistic for a student to actually answer under timed conditions. Available through the Law Library's subscription to the WEST Academic Study Aids Collection.
Recommended in more than 100 schools, the updated seventh edition of Concepts and Case Analysis in the Law of Contracts is a readable primer that offers first-year law students a reliable overview of the major themes and leading cases in the field of the law of contracts. This contracts primer is straightforward and uncluttered, covering the main themes of the first-year contracts course, together with related cases. Also available as an eBook through our subscription to the West Academic Study Aids Collection.
This overview of contract law explains concepts clearly and concisely, in an informal, humorous style. For ease of reading and understanding, the book omits footnotes that often increase the difficulty and complexity of the issues. Instead, the footnotes cite cases, with most including short quotations to substantiate assertions made in the text. It also contains numerous examples and illustrations, often with the reader assigned a role in the problem, on the theory that the reader will be most interested and attentive with something at stake. Cross references enable review concepts that constitute building blocks for the current material. Also available through the Law Library's subscription to the WEST Academic Study Aids Collection.
This efficient and exceedingly effective guide to Contracts will help you see the big picture. The authors focus on making the key concepts of contract law, and the relationship among those concepts, easier to understand and retain. The authors have also infused the book with humor, believing there is nothing inconsistent between a rigorous academic experience and having a little fun. Each of the authors is nationally-renowned law teacher who has taught Contracts for decades. Based on that experience, in this book they have set forth understandable techniques for mastering the law governing each critical aspect of the contract relationship, including, contract formation (offer and acceptance), enforcement (consideration and defenses), interpretation, performance, breach, and remedies. This book is available through the Law Library's subscription to the WEST Academic Study Aids Collection.
Other Study Aids
The most current version of each study aid is on Reserve. Older editions are available in the A-Z collection located in the West Stacks. See the catalog for more information.
Questions and Answers by Scott J. BurnhamUnderstand better what you're learning in Contracts class and prepare effectively for exams by applying concepts as you learn them. This study guide includes 230 multiple-choice and short-answer questions arranged topically for ease of use during the semester, plus an additional set of 20 questions comprising a comprehensive "practice exam."
Call Number: KF801.Z9 B87 2014 Reserve
Publication Date: 2014-01-01
Contracts by E. Allan FarnsworthThis eagerly awaited revision of a prestigious student treatise helps professors demystify the intricacies of contract law. Long respected for its clarity and accessibility, Contracts, in its completely updated Fourth Edition, continues to illuminate doctrine and practice. The textbook builds on its well-known strengths: Comprehensive coverage of all of the topics that figure prominently in most contracts courses; Intuitive, insightful approach for first-year law students... Clear explanations of the rules, illustrated with noteworthy examples; Incorporation of many recent cases into examples; Clear prose and incisive analysis Reflection of the expertise of the author, who has also written a successful practitioner treatise.
Call Number: KF801 .F365 2004
Publication Date: 2004-05-07
Examples and Explanations by Brian A. BlumThe Fifth Edition of Examples & Explanations: Contracts builds on the framework established in earlier editions by providing an accessible, comprehensive treatment of the first-year contracts syllabus, written especially for students and designed to provide them with information, examples, and analysis of appropriate complexity and detail. In the fifth edition, the coverage of contracting through standard forms and electronic means is expanded, and new notes offer an international perspective on contract law. Thoroughly updated in its Fifth Edition, Examples & Explanations: Contracts features: the proven-effective Examples & Explanations format that combines explanatory text with hypothetical problems and answers; a well-organized arrangement of topics that links the themes in each chapter so that students can see the interaction between different topics studied in the course; informal and lucid text that articulates basic assumptions, explains the transactional context, and defines terminology sufficiently; complex examples--many based on actual cases--that allow the reader to explore topics in depth; flow charts and diagrams that illustrate key points and reinforce memory; coverage of UCC Article 2 throughout the book; expanded coverage of standard form contracts and contemporary forms of contracting via electronic communications and on the Internet; new notes throughout the book that give student a perspective on how the rules of contract law may differ in other countries.
Call Number: KF801 .B58 2013
Publication Date: 2013-05-06
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Problems in Contract Law by Charles L. Knapp; Nathan M. Crystal; Harry G. PrinceNote: Class uses the bundled edition. In Problems in Contract Law: Cases and Materials, Ninth Edition, by Charles L. Knapp, Nathan M. Crystal, and Harry G. Prince, a balance of traditional and contemporary cases reflect the development and complexity of contract law. Explanatory notes and text place classic and contemporary cases in their larger legal context, while questions and problem exercises bridge theory and practice.