Journals Higher Education

Alleviating Mistakes

Reversal and Forgiveness for Flawed Perceptions

E. Allan Farnsworth

  • Farnsworth compares how our mistakes can be used to justify the reversal of contracts and payments with the role of mistakes in forgiveness for crimes or torts
  • Readably illustrated with specific examples from a wide range of sources (from literature to decided cases)
  • Covers US and English law, as well as several Commonwealth jurisdictions

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