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Fall 2017
5409 Contracts - HAWKINS- 12573

Professor(s): Jim Hawkins (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section B 

Time: 10:30a-11:50a  MTW  Location: 240  BLB

Course Outline: This course examines legally enforceable promises. The topics include contract formation, contract interpretation, the performance of contractual obligations, defenses to breaches of contract, and remedies.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus revised 8/15/17

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments: Welcome to Contracts! For our first class on Monday, August 21, please be prepared to discuss the text on pages 1-2 of our casebook (Farnsworth et al., Contracts: Cases and Materials (8th ed.)); the Hawkins case (on page 2); and the notes and problems following the case.

Final Exam Schedule: 12/6 9AM - 1PM  240 BLB  213 BLB  

This course will have:
Exam: yes; multiple choice and essay questions

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: Yes

Course Materials (4/11/2017 4:45:09 PM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: Farnsworth, Young, Sanger, Cohen, Brooks and Garvin, Contracts: Cases and Materials (8th ed. 2013) ISBN 978-1609300975 and Farnsworth, Young, Sanger, Cohen, Brooks and Garvin, Selections for Contracts ISBN 978-1634602952