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American casebook series.
Formatted Contents Note
Pt. I. What promises should the law enforce? The doctrine of consideration Donative promises, form, and reliance The bargain principle and its limits Past consideration The limits of contract Pt. II. Remedies for breach of contract An introduction to contract damages The expectation measure Specific performance The reliance and restitution measures Pt. III. Assent An introduction to interpretation The mechanics of a bargain (I): offer and revocation The mechanics of a bargain (II): transacting at a distance The mechanics of a bargain (III): modes of acceptance Implied-in-law and implied-in-fact contracts: unilateral contracts revisited Preliminary negotiations, indefiniteness, and the duty to bargain in good faith The parol evidence rule and the interpretation of written contracts Pt. IV. Form contracts in commercial and consumer contexts Contract formation in a form-contract setting Interpretation and unconscionability in a form-contract setting Pt. V. Mistake and unexpected circumstances Mistake The effect of unexpected circumstances Pt. VI. Problems involving persons other than the parties to the original contract Third-party beneficiaries Assignment and negotiation Pt. VII. Problems in performance The obligation to perform in good faith The doctrine of substantial performance Express conditions Breach and response Anticipatory breach, prospective inability to perform, and adequate assurance of performance.