Basic Contract Law for Paralegals is a clear, comprehensive, and straightforward introduction to all of the basics of contract law, specifically designed for paralegal students. Lively examples and well-crafted pedagogy cover all key topics in a contracts course—from offer, acceptance, and consideration, to discharge of obligations, and remedies. An appendix of twelve sample contracts provides a useful ongoing reference tool for paralegals working with contracts.
- Comprehensive coverage of all the key topics.
- A culminating chapter walks students through the process of drafting a simple contract.
- Clearly written text and lively examples help students understand the law.
- Well-crafted pedagogy includes chapter overviews, highlighted examples, key terms, review questions, sample clauses for analysis, edited cases, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter exercises
- Manageable length makes this book ideal for shorter courses.
New cases provide up-to-date coverage of:
- Express and implied contracts and promissory estoppel
- Bilateral and unilateral contracts
- The mirror image rule and acceptance
- Implied-in-fact conditions and conditions precedent
- Third party beneficiaries
- Anticipatory repudiation and how to measure damages.