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Fall 2020
5409 Contracts - HAWKINS- 11938

Professor(s): Jim Hawkins (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section B 

Time: 1:40p-3:20p- T  11:10a-12:50p- TH  Location: KH202  Krost Hall

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 8/17/20

Course Notes: HyFlex  This 1L course has a classroom assigned. The extent to which that room will be used during the semester is up to the instructor and may vary during the semester. When the classroom is used by an instructor, those class sessions will be operated in “HyFlex” mode: remote presence is available to any student via internet videoconferencing, and recordings will be available. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 12/16 1 - 5pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Required Course)

Course Materials (7/29/2020 10:43:19 AM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: (1) Farnsworth, Young, Sanger, Cohen, Brooks and Garvin, Contracts: Cases and Materials (9th ed. 2019) (2) Farnsworth, Young, Sanger, Cohen, Brooks and Garvin, Selections for Contracts (any recent version)