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Published: 18 October 2018

904 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199731404

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Foundational Principles of Contract Law

Melvin A. Eisenberg

Oxford Commentaries on American Law

  • Discusses the principles and rules of contract law, while placing emphasis on what the principles and rules of contract law should be, based on policy, morality, and experience.
  • Covers many areas of contract law, including the enforceability of promises, remedies for breach of contract, problems of assent, form contracts, the effect of mistake and changed circumstances, interpretation, and problems of performance.
  • Explores important theories in contract law, including the theory of efficient breach, the theory of overreliance, the normative theory of contracts, formalism, and theories of contract interpretation.

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