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Contract Law for Paralegals: Traditional and E-Contracts, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Kathleen Reed, Henry R. Cheeseman

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Nov 5, 2008

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For paralegal courses in Contract Law.

 

Written from the paralegal’s perspective, this book examines the ethical, practical and professional topics relating to Contract Law and combines both substantive material and contemporary cases. Offering exceptional coverage of e-contracts and technology, it emphasizes contract law as an important core competency for all paralegals. Each chapter is infused with application-oriented features that range from scenarios to feature articles to portfolio-building exercises. End-of-chapter material focuses on reinforcing skills through internet exercises, case questions and case-briefing assignments. Throughout the book, each chapter shows how paralegals work with contracts and why it is important for all paralegals to understand contract law.

Table of Contents

PART I: TRADITIONAL AND E-COMMERCE CONTRACTS

1.      Nature of Traditional and Online 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

14.  Relationship of Tort Law to Contract Law

15.  Special Forms of Contracts

 

GLOSSARY

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) Locator Article 2 (Sales)

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$63.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501829-3