Remedies in a nutshell

Tabb, William Murray, 1952- author
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  • Creator William M. Tabb (David Ross Boyd Professor, Judge Fred A. Daugherty Chair in Law, University of Oklahoma), Rachel M. Janutis (interim dean and professor of law, Capital University Law School)
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Third edition. St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017] ©2017
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxvii, 387 pages ; 19 cm
  • ISBNs 1683282086, 9781683282082
  • OCLC ocn981682746


  • "This Nutshell explains what remedies are and their history. [It examines] the basic rules for legal and equitable remedies, injunctions, damages, restitution, rescission, reformation, and specific performance. [This book explains] how remedies are used for injuries to realty, personal property and money, personal interests, misrepresentation, mistake, duress, and breach of contract [and also] addresses restitution for unenforceable contracts."--


  • Includes table of cases and index.


  • Introduction to remedies -- The significance of remedial characterizations -- Preventive injunctions -- Specific performance -- Equitable defenses -- Preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders -- Contempt -- Structural, restorative, and prophylactic injunctions -- Special issues in equity -- Breach of contract remedies -- Tort damages -- Adjustments to damages -- Limitations on compensatory damages -- Damages for economic loss or distress alone -- Punitive damages -- Unjust enrichment -- Limits on restitutionary remedies -- Jury trials -- Attorneys' fees -- Declaratory remedies