711 Contracts - §005, Fall 2011

Categories: Business, Corporate, Commercial Law

Instructor(s) Yackee, Jason

This course provides an introduction to three issues that arise in contract law: what remedies are available for a breach of contract?; how well do contract law principles translate into non-business settings in which promises are made?; and what rules exist for policing the enforceability and fairness of contractual bargains? The course is based upon the famous "Wisconsin Contracts Materials", a casebook edited by UW Law Professors Stewart Macaulay and Bill Whitford. The casebook emphasizes a sociology-of-law approach to the study of contract law.

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