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  • Includes glossary.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The meaning of "contract" and the basic attributes of the contractual relationship -- Facets of the law of contract and the source of its rules, processes, and traditions -- The doctrine of precedent and a contract case analysis -- The objective test and basic principles of offer and acceptance -- Standard form contracts and contracts through electronic media -- Mismatching standard terms : the "battle of the forms" under UCC [section]2.207 -- Consideration -- Promissory estoppel as the basis for enforcing promises -- Unjust enrichment, restitution, and "moral obligation" -- Interpretation and construction : resolving meaning and dealing with uncertainty in agreements -- The statute of frauds -- The parol evidence rule -- The judicial regulation of improper bargaining and of violations of law and public policy -- Incapacity -- Mistake, impracticability, and frustration of purpose -- Conditions and promises -- Breach and repudiation -- Remedies for breach of contract -- Assignment, delegation, and third-party beneficiaries