Contract Law for Paralegals, 2nd edition
Published by Pearson (March 19th 2012) - Copyright © 2013
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CONTRACT LAW FOR PARALEGALS, 2/e fully prepares paralegals for all facets of contract preparation, including ethical, practical, and professional issues. Fully updated for current case law, it thoroughly covers modern e-contracts, and presents relevant new examples such as health club and cell phone contracts. It combines a strong foundation in essential principles with practical insight into the issues paralegals face in researching, drafting, and interpreting contracts. Students build skills and portfolios through many drafting exercises, including the creation of complete contracts for equipment, real estate, and business sales. They also build critical thinking skills through assignments ranging from attorney briefings to Critical Legal Thinking Cases. Students will find up-to-date career information, sidebars illuminating working paralegals’ real-world experiences, and extensive reference resources, including a detailed glossary and extensive UCC excerpts.
Table of contents
Part I: Traditional and E-Commerce Contracts
1. Nature of Traditional and E-Contracts
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
Appendix A. Critical Legal Thinking Techniques for Case Briefing
Appendix B. Cases for “Briefing the Case Writing Assignments”
Appendix C. Sample Contracts
Appendix D. Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
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