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Fall 2017
5409 Contracts - NIMMER- 12572

Professor(s): Raymond Nimmer (FACULTY)

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)
Expectations:
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.
Grades:
Participation: 30%
Written materials: 10%
Final exam: 60%
Goals:
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.

Prerequisites:  

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:
Exam:
Paper:

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

CONTRACTS:CASES+MATERIALS | Edition: 7TH 15
Author: MURRAY
ISBN: 9780769898056
Publication Date: 01/28/2015
Publisher: CAROLINA A