5409 Contracts - BUSH- 18273
Darren Bush (FACULTY)
Course Areas: 1st Year - Section A
Time: 10:30a-11:50a MTW Location: 144 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 revised 8/16/17
First Day Assignments: Read and bring the Syllabus to class (copy on your computer is fine). Read Text (Knapp, Crystal & Prince 8th ed.), pp. 1-41. Be prepared to brief Ray v. Eurice & Bros. Read Restatement (Second) of Contracts [R2] Sections 1, 2, 4, 17(1), and 20. Cf. (means “compare”) section 20 with section 153.
Final Exam Schedule: 12/6 9AM - 1PM 144 TU2 111 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 (3/27/2017 1:29:44 PM)
1. PROBLEMS IN CONTRACT LAW: CASES AND MATERIALS (8TH ED.) by Knapp, Crystal and Prince.
2. The second text is a companion text to the casebook that includes sections of the Restatement of Contracts 2d, the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (the CISG), and the Uniform Commercial Code (the UCC).
3. RECOMMENDED: Contracts: Examples & Explanations by Brian Blum.