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Essentials of Contract Law

Phyllis Hurley Frey

Essentials of Contract Law

by Phyllis Hurley Frey

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Delmar Thomson Learning .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contracts,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9365501M
    ISBN 100766821463
    ISBN 109780766821460
    OCLC/WorldCa52626990

    Business Law I Essentials is a brief introductory textbook designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of courses on Business Law or the Legal Environment of Business. The concepts are presented in a streamlined manner, and cover the key concepts necessary to establish a strong foundation in the subject. The textbook follows a traditional approach to the study of business law. 14 Duncan Street, Suite , Toronto, ON M5H 3G8 (toll-free) (fax).

      “For there is but one essential justice which cements society, and one law which establishes this justice. This law is right reason, which is the true rule of all commandments and prohibitions. Whoever neglects this law, whether written or unwritten, is necessarily unjust and wicked.” – Cicero, On the laws.   This book provides a clear and concise guide to the key elements of contract law. It is a helpful revision aid for the law student, studying primarily at undergraduate level, but will also be helpful to any student studying law as part of their course.

      A breach of contract occurs when a party, who agreed to formulate a contractual obligation with another party, does not carry out the intended function of the contract. As a result, a breach of contract is a legal cause of action where the binding agreement latent in the contract, is not honored by one or more of the parties to the contract. When a book is placed in a shop window priced at £, the bookshop owner has made an invitation to treat. When I pick up that book and take it to the till, I make the offer to buy the book for £ When the person at the till takes my money, the shop accepts my offer, and a contract comes into being.


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Essentials of Contract Law by Phyllis Hurley Frey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Essentials of Contract Law is an ideal guide for the paralegal student, the business law student and anyone preparing to work in the field of contract law.

Using a road map as an outlining tool, the authors present the law of contracts in an understandable and organized manner. As a rule of law is presented, it is discussed conceptually then followed by an example and a concrete problem.5/5(1).

Succeed in your course and prepare for your paralegal career with ESSENTIALS OF CONTRACT LAW, Second Edition. Presenting the law of contracts in an understandable and organized manner, the book's effective "road map" approach to contracts helps you master the details of contract formation, determining the applicable law, unenforceable contracts and breach of by: 2.

Succeed in your course and prepare for your paralegal career with ESSENTIALS OF CONTRACT LAW, Second Edition. Presenting the law of contracts in an understandable and organized manner, the book's effective "road map" approach to contracts helps you master the details of contract formation, determining the applicable law, unenforceable contracts and breach of contract.

An ideal guide for the paralegal student, ESSENTIALS OF CONTRACT LAW, Second Edition presents the law of contracts in an understandable Essentials of Contract Law book organized manner. The book's effective road map approach to contracts helps students learn about contract formation, determining the applicable law, unenforceable contracts and breach of contract.

In this edition, the author also. Elements of the law of contract 1 Introduction and general principles page 3 Studying the law of contract As already stated, this guide is not a textbook. It must not be taken as a substitute for reading the texts, cases, statutes and journals.

Its purpose is to take you through each topic in the syllabus for Elements of the Law of Contract. Contract Law Books. This section contains free e-books and guides on Contract Law, some of the resources in this section can be viewed online and some of them can be downloaded.

The Story of Contract Law Formation. The book begins with the most basic, core concept of contract law- exchange. The book teaches exchange using simple cases drawn. The Indian Contract Act is divisible into two parts.

The first part (Section ) deals with the general principles of the law of contract and therefore applies to all contracts irrespective of their nature.; The second part (Sections ) deals with certain special kinds of contracts, namely contracts of Indemnity and Guarantee, Bailment, Pledge, and Agency.

Void and Illegal Contracts 7 Contract Law 3: Performance and Discharge Performance Discharge by Agreement Discharge by Breach Discharge by Frustration Remedies for Breach of Contract 8 The Sale of Goods 1: The Contract, Property and Title Sale of Goods Distinction between Sale and Other Supply Contracts 1.

Law of Contracts Definition and Forms of contracts The law of contract is concerned about the legal enforceability of promises. In that context, a contract may be described as an agreement that the law (the Courts) will enforce. This notion of enforceability is central to contract law.

If you break (breach) the contract, the other party has. For an agreement to be enforceable by law, it must contain the essential elements which are important for a valid contract. Section 10 in The Indian Contract Act, tells about what agreements can constitute to a contract.

The Law of Contracts, second edition, is a thorough revision of this authoritative text in Irwin Law's Essentials of Canadian Law includes discussion of recent jurisprudential developments in variety of topics including: The new doctrine in Tercon Contractors Ltd.

British Columbia () for determining the enforceability and application of exculpatory clauses.5/5(2). ESSENTIALS/ELEMENT OF E CONTRACT. Since electronic contracts are presently taken as seriously as offline contracts, the same principles which apply to a valid contract will apply here.

The law already recognizes contracts formed using facsimile, telex and other similar technology. Once a contract is legally formed, both parties are generally expected to perform according to the terms of the contract. A breach of contract claim arises when either (or both) parties claim that there was a failure, without legal excuse, to perform on any, or all, parts and promises of the contract.

For a contract to be legally binding the contract must first be legal. All parts of the contract must follow Australian Law for it to be a valid contract. Illegal contracts fall into 3 categories: Contracts Illegal at common Law: Contracts where the object is a commission to break the law (eg.

rob a bank). Get this from a library. Essential contract law. [Geoff Monahan; Susan Carr-Gregg] -- The purpose of this book is to provide a clear and concise guide to the key elements of contract law.

It is intended as a helpful revision aid for the law student, primarily at undergraduate level. English contract law is a body of law regulating contracts in England and Wales. With its roots in the lex mercatoria and the activism of the judiciary during the industrial revolution, it shares a heritage with countries across the Commonwealth (such as Australia, Canada, India), and to a lesser extent the United is also experiencing gradual change because of the UK's membership of.

Law of contract creates jus in. personem. and. not in jus in rem. The Indian Contract Act consists of the following two parts: (a) General principals of the Law of Contract.

(b) Special kinds of contracts. The general principals of the Law of Contract are contained in Sections 1 to 75 of the Indian Contract. Contracts. Christopher C. Langdell, The publication of A Selection of Cases on the Law of Contracts by Christopher Columbus Langdell revolutionized legal education.

The book, which consisted of a collection of mostly English judicial opinions, was meant to assist the professor in developing within the student a scientific approach to the law.

South African contract law is ‘essentially a modernized version of the Roman-Dutch law of contract’, which is itself rooted in canon and Roman laws.

In the broadest definition, a contract is an agreement two or more parties enter into with the serious intention of creating a legal obligation. Contract law provides a legal framework within which persons can transact business and exchange. An ideal guide for the paralegal student, ESSENTIALS OF CONTRACT LAW, Second Edition presents the law of contracts in an understandable and organized manner.

Cutting through excess verbiage and outdated doctrine, the book develops each rule of law by presenting theory, illustrating theory with an example, and providing a "problem" to give.

: Essentials of Contract Law () by Frey, Phyllis H.; Frey, Martin A. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.2/5(3).Digital Learning & Online Textbooks – Cengage.Definition. An agreement between private parties creating mutual obligations enforceable by law.

The basic elements required for the agreement to be a legally enforceable contract are: mutual assent, expressed by a valid offer and acceptance; adequate consideration; capacity; and legality.

In some states, element of consideration can be satisfied by a valid substitute.