Contract Law for Paralegals: Traditional and e-Contracts, 3rd edition

  • John J. Schlageter III
  • Henry R. Cheeseman
  • Kathleen Reed

Overview

For courses in contract law for paralegals.

A hands-on guide to contract development
Contract Law for Paralegals introduces future paralegals to all facets of contract preparation, including ethical, practical, and professional issues. Updated for current case law, the text combines a strong foundation in essential principles with actionable insight into researching, creating, and interpreting contracts. Along the way, students practice drafting contracts for equipment, real estate, and business sales, while completing critical thinking assignments involving attorney briefings and legal cases. The 3rd edition includes new and revised contract examples, contract law cases, and exercises that build skills, provide drafting practice, and generate samples for a paralegal portfolio.

Table of contents

PART I: TRADITIONAL AND E-COMMERCE CONTRACTS
1. Nature of Traditional and E-Contracts
2. Agreement
3. Consideration and Equity
4. Capacity and Legality
5. Genuineness of Assent
6. Writing, Formality, and E-Commerce Signature Law
7. Third-Party Rights and Discharge
8. Remedies for Breach of Traditional and E-Contracts
9. E-Contracts and Internet Law

PART II: DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS
10. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
11. Performance of Sales and Lease Contracts
12. Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
13. Sales and Lease Warranties

PART III: CONTRACT RELATIONSHIPS AND SPECIAL FORMS
14. Relationship of Tort Law To Contract Law
15. Special Forms of Contracts

List of Cases Reported

Appendices
A. IRAC Instructions for Briefing a Case and Writing Assignment Cases
B. Cases for “Briefing the Case Writing Assignments”
C. Sample Contracts
D. Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)

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Published by Pearson (April 18th 2019) - Copyright © 2020