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Fall 2017
5409 Contracts - NIMMER- 12572

Professor(s): Raymond Nimmer (Faculty In Memorium)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section C 

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

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 updated 7/12/17

Course Notes:   Contracts
Professor Nimmer
Fall 2016

Book: Murray, Contracts: Cases and Materials (7th edition)
Attendance and preparation. Students should expect to be called on each day or at least every other day. Students will be expected to prepare and turn in a limited number of written exercises.
Participation: 30%
Written materials: 10%
Final exam: 60%
1) Learn basics of contract law
2) Learn to approach contract issues as a lawyer in terms of argument and analysis
3) Understand rudiments of transactional issues in the realm of contracts
4) Understand the underlying policy premises of contract law.


First Day Assignments: Course Assignments 1 (Date: 8/9/17)

Supplemental 1

Supplemental 2

Final Exam Schedule: 12/6 9AM - 1PM  240 TU2  215 TU2  

This course will have:

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

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: Yes

Course Materials (4/3/2017 8:49:50 AM)

Book(s) Required

Author: MURRAY
ISBN: 9780769898056
Publication Date: 01/28/2015
Publisher: CAROLINA A