Essentials of Contract Law

Author: Martin A. Frey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305544802
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Law

An ideal guide for the paralegal student, ESSENTIALS OF CONTRACT LAW, Second Edition presents the law of contracts in an understandable and 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 separately addresses the impact of Article 2 of the UCC, federal preemption, and the UN's Convention on the International Sale of Goods (CISG). Cutting through excess verbiage and outdated doctrine, the book develops each rule of law by presenting theory, illustrating it with an example, and providing a problem to give readers hands-on practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Iml Essentials of Contract Law

Author: Andrew Martin
Publisher: Delmar Thomson Learning
ISBN: 0766821463
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Contracts

E"ssentials of Contract Law presents the study of the law of contracts in an organized fashion via a "road map" for thinking about contract problems. Through the road map concept, students learn about contract formation, determining the applicable law, unenforceable contracts, and breach of contract. The text cuts through excess verbiage and outdated doctrine, ensuring that students gain a solid understanding of the material. The rules of law are developed through presentation of theory, followed by an example and a paralegal exercise. Each chapter develops the next step in the road map, so the text is methodical and cohesive.

Construction Contract Law

Author: Mr John Adriaanse
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137009609
Release Date: 2016-08-19
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Covering the essentials of construction contracts, including how the law has developed, the reasoning behind key clauses and how contract law is applied in practice, this is an invaluable guide for students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as for professionals working in the field.

Essential Contract Law

Author: Marnah Suff
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1859411223
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Contracts

The Essentials series aims to help students get through exams. It looks at major subjects and the main topics within those subjects, thereby offering an understanding of the important principles, regardless of the structure of the course or primary textbook. This work covers contract law.

Scottish Contract Law Essentials

Author: Tikus Little
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 9781474405928
Release Date: 2016-09-28
Genre: Law

The law of contract forms the basis of our civil society. Without the law of contract we could not buy food, clothing or a place to live, nor could we book holidays, run a business or manage a football club. But contract law is complex and intricate, and disputes over contracts have led to a wealth of court cases over the years. This updated third edition gives you a clear and concise guide to the basics of the law of contract as it pertains to Scotland, from what a contract is to how they are formed, terminated and breached, and from third-party rights to cross-border contracts.

Scottish Contract Law

Author: Senior Teaching Fellow in the School of Law Tikus Little
Publisher:
ISBN: 1474405932
Release Date: 2015-07-31
Genre: Law

The law of contract forms the basis of our civil society. Without the law of contract we could not buy food, clothing or a place to live, nor could we book holidays, run a business or manage a football club. But contract law is complex and intricate, and disputes over contracts have led to a wealth of court cases over the years. This updated third edition gives you a clear and concise guide to the basics of the law of contract as it pertains to Scotland, from what a contract is to how they are formed, terminated and breached, and from third-party rights to cross-border contracts.

Contracts

Author: Richard Stim
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323016
Release Date: 2016-08-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Understand virtually any contract and sign on the dotted line with confidence. This is the first book to explain contract terms in language for the layperson. This indispensable A to Z guide covers: definitions of over 300 common terms found in contracts how to decipher the language of contracts which clauses are important and which aren't illegal and dangerous contract clauses to watch out for, and how to negotiate or change contracts. Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference will help you save money by explaining which clauses are important so that you can avoid a pricey professional review by a lawyer. Written in plain English, this book is especially useful for law students and business owners (including one-person operations and independent contractors), but still contains enough detail to have a place on nearly any lawyer's bookshelf.

Essentials of Sports Law

Author: Glenn M. Wong
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313356759
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Law

Outlines the American legal system and tort law as they apply to sports from high school to professional, and discusses liability, drugs, discrimination, contracts, antitrust, labor relations, violence, gambling, and other topics.

Contract Law For Dummies

Author: Scott J. Burnham
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118092736
Release Date: 2011-12-06
Genre: Law

Take the mumbo jumbo out of contract law and ace your contracts course. This hands-on guide give you plain-English explanations of terminology and language used in contracts, showing you how to read and analyze cases and statues with ease.

Cengage Advantage Books Essentials of Business Law

Author: Jeffrey F. Beatty
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285974415
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

No other text conveys such a passion for this profoundly important discipline. Delivering the material in their signature engaging style, the authors pepper their writing with a focus on human conflict that illustrates legal issues from the business manager's perspective. While more brief than traditional business law texts, ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS LAW, 5TH Edition provides solid coverage of the core topics, especially contracts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Architect s Essentials of Contract Negotiation

Author: Ava J. Abramowitz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN: 0471443654
Release Date: 2002-04-09
Genre: Architecture

This volume offers accessible, practical coverage of contract negotiations essential to expansion, retirement, new management, internal transitions, mergers and more.

Introduction to the Law of Contracts

Author: Martin A. Frey
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 1401864716
Release Date: 2007-07-01
Genre: Law

An Introduction to the Law of Contracts is now out in it's fourth edition. It is still carefully organized around a comprehensive road map that takes the student through the 6 steps of contract law, but the new edition includes added benefits. There are updated cases and examples, and each chapter ends with review questions to help reinforce the theories addressed in each chapter. The chapters also end with a checklist that helps to highlight the key concepts for the paralegal student. The first of 6 steps investigates what body of law applies to the transaction. The next step addresses the formation of a contract, offer and acceptance. Step 3 develops limitations on the party's freedom to contract, and concepts such as infancy, illegality, duress, and unconscionability are explored. The next step looks at the plaintiff's allegation of the defendant's breach. Step 5 organizes the defendant's responses to the plaintiff's allegation of breach, categorizing it into one of two basic types that is then further explored. The final step develops the plaintiff's remedies for the defendant's breach of contract. With this step both the Common Law and UCC Article 2 remedies are explored. The text also makes reference to international arbitration based on the fact that over 90% of international contract disputes are resolved through international arbitration rather than litigation. Paralegal students will benefit from this thorough and highly readable text that is completely current and has a focus on retention.

Contract Law

Author: Ewan McKendrick
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137609267
Release Date: 2017-04-24
Genre: Law

This best-selling, classic text provides a clear and straightforward account of the basic rules of contract law, while also introducing current debates about the nature, scope and functions of the law and discussing wider controversies surrounding the basic doctrines. Praised by both lecturers and students, Contract Law is compact yet comprehensive, well-written, well-structured, stimulating and engaging. This twelfth edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect various developments in the law, and now also includes ‘Hot topic’ discussion boxes in most chapters. It is essential reading for all students taking undergraduate and GDL/CPE courses in contract law. Ewan McKendrick QC (Hon) is Registrar and Professor of English Private Law at the University of Oxford, UK, where he is also a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. He is the author of a number of key works on contract law and commercial law, and is an editor of Chitty on Contracts. He is also a barrister in practice at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray’s Inn and a Master of the Bench of Gray’s Inn. ‘This remains the best book of its kind on English contract law.’ – Hector MacQueen, Scottish Law Commissioner and Professor of Private Law, University of Edinburgh, UK ‘This is a masterly introduction to the English law of contract being lucid and succinct, accurate and incisive. Every student of the subject will benefit from reading it.’ – Andrew Burrows, Professor of the Law of England, All Souls College, Oxford, UK and author of A Casebook on Contract

Essentials of Practical Real Estate Law

Author: Daniel F. Hinkel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305544819
Release Date: 2015-01-01
Genre: Law

Master the essentials of real estate law and develop a strong understanding of the role of the real estate paralegal with this concise, yet comprehensive text. Taking a case-based approach, ESSENTIALS OF PRACTICAL REAL ESTATE LAW, 6e details the transactional aspects of the law needed to assist attorneys with closing real estate purchases, sales, and mortgage loans secured by real estate. Case summaries throughout give you a chance to practice your analytical skills and see how concepts are applied in practice. In addition, each chapter includes practical assignments and a self-study examination, along with numerous forms and checklists, to ensure that you are well prepared to work as a professional in real estate. Offering up-to-date coverage of technology and the impact of the recent recession, this resource reflects the latest laws and regulations of the industry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.