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Comparative Contract Law: British and American Perspectives

edited by Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law and Legal Studies, University of Florida and Martin Hogg, Professor of the Law of Obligations, University of Edinburgh
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Book
Published
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Language
English
ISBN
9780198728733, 0198728735
Contents
  • Introduction : British and American perspectives / Larry A DiMatteo and Martin Hogg
  • Part I. Contract theory and structure
  • Saying what we mean : fundamental structural language in contract law / Martin Hogg
  • Death of consent? / Peter A Alces
  • Part II. Contract formation
  • Nature and timing of contract formation / Shawn J Bayern
  • Contract formation between distant parties : the Scottish experience / Hector L MacQueen
  • Defects of consent in English law : protecting the bargain? / Séverine Saintier
  • Quality of consent and distributive fairness : a comparative perspective / Jeffrey L Harrison
  • Part III. Policing of contracts
  • Inequality of bargaining power and 'cure' by information requirement / Elizabeth Macdonald
  • Reassessing assent-based critiques of adhesion contracts / Daniel D Barnhizer
  • Good faith in the performance of a contract in English law / Ewan McKendrick
  • History and theory of good faith performance in the United States / Steven J Burton
  • Part IV. Contractual interpretation
  • Interpreting commercial contracts : the policing role of context in English law / Catherine Mitchell
  • Contractual interpretation in the commercial context / Blake D Morant
  • Can judges use business common sense in interpreting contracts? / The Rt Hon Lord Hodge
  • Part V. Damages
  • Market damages and the invisible hand / David Campbell
  • Right to perform after repudiation and recover the contract price in Anglo-American law / Mark P Gergen
  • Part VI. Specialty contracts
  • Three sales laws and the common law of contracts / Qi Zhou and Larry A DiMatteo
  • Defining agency and its scope(I) / Laura Macgregor
  • Defining agency and its scope(II) / Deborah A DeMott
  • Part VII. Legal reform
  • Standard terms in consumer contracts : the challenges of law reform in English law / Christian Twigg-Flesner
  • At the limits of adjudication : standard terms in consumer contracts / Aditi Bagchi.
Description
xxxiii, 469 pages ; 26 cm
Notes
  • "This book comprises the collected and revised papers from a conference on comparative British and American contract law, held at the University of Edinburgh Law School in September 2013"--Preface.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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