Reconstructing Contracts

Author: Douglas G. Baird
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674073584
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Douglas Baird takes stock of the current state of contract doctrine and in the process reinvigorates the classic framework of Anglo-American contract law, showing that Oliver Wendell Holmes’s set of principles, properly understood, ...

Contracts Stories

Author: Douglas G. Baird
Publisher: Foundation Press
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Douglas G. Baird. 6 Douglas G. Baird* Reconstructing Contracts: Humor t% Sid
tray Every case tells a different story. In first-year contracts, the story of Hamer v.
Sidway1 is among the most familiar. An uncle promises his fifteen-year-old
nephew that he will give him $5,000 on his twenty-first birthday if he promises in
return not to smoke, drink, or play cards or billiards for money until then. The legal
question the case presents is straightforward: If the nephew keeps his end of the
bargain, ...

The Southwestern Reporter

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In letting of the Work the awarding of the contract and the approval of the contract
and of the bonds shall be carried out as now proVided for other street
improvements. In canvassing the proposals, the lowest bidder shall be
ascertained by taking the aggregate amount of the cost of construction or
reconstruction, as the case may be, and the total cost of maintenance, for the term
Of year'S designated by the ordinance. The special tax bills against the adjoining
property for the Work of ...

Journal Of The Council

Author: Saint Louis (Mo.). Council
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Saint Louis (Mo.). Council. Allen & Vieths, for reconstructing Morgan street from
Wharf to Broadway (Third street)— Contract submitted.................................................
........... 18 Contract approved........................................... * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
21 Allen & Vieths, for reconstructing Elm street from 4th street to 5th street (
Broadway)— Contract submitted............................................................. 18 Contract

Freedom Of Contract And Paternalism

Author: P. Cserne
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137000325
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Contract Terms in Europe:A Basisforand a Challenge toEuropean Contract Law,
ed.Hugh Collins. Alphenaan den Rijn: KluwerLaw International, 43–56. ———.
2013. “Moral Externalities: An Economic Approach tothe Legal Enforcementof
Morality.”In Normsand Values in Law and Economics, ed. Aristides N.Hatzis.
London: Routledge, forthcoming.. Hatzis, Aristides N.,and Eleni Zervogianni.
2006. “JudgeMade Contracts: Reconstructing Unconscionable Contracts,” online:

Major Problems In The Civil War And Reconstruction Documents And Essays

Author: Michael Perman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0618875204
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But planters also asserted their interests—their desire to keep labor costs down,
their concern about maintaining a disciplined labor force—and agents of the
Freedmen's Bureau arrived with their own ideas about how free labor should be
implemented in the South through contracts. Reconstructing labor therefore
involved balancing the ideas and interests of three different groups of people,
leaving historians to question just how much control former slaves really 355
exerted in the ...

Reconstructing Fame

Author: David C. Ogden
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1617030449
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I have received a contract offer from the Philadelphia club, but I believe I have the
right to consider offers from other clubs before making any decisions. I, therefore,
request that you make known to all Major League clubs my feelings in this matter,
and advise them of my availability for the 1970 season.2 In it, Flood had publicly
challenged the hegemony ofbaseball by requesting freedom through the
elimination of the reserve clause and a reversal of baseball's antitrust exemption.

The Unity Of The Common Law

Author: Alan Brudner
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191002550
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Were a court, however, to actualize the right of welfare, it would explicitly elevate
into a principle of contract law a conception of distributive justice in which
formalist contract law would disappear. ... welfare constraints (e.g. factory safety
standards) for the benefit of those who, because of extreme need, are likely to
acquiesce in harmful bargains. 1 W. Seavey and A. Scott, 'Restitution' (1938) 54
L.Q.R. 236 4. Reconstructing Contracts 5. Agency and Autonomy in Unjust
Enrichment Law.

Equitable Law Of Contracts

Author: Larry A. DiMatteo
Publisher: Brill - Nijhoff
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effort to reconstruct contract law . . . would be futile ... on the basis of either of
these conflicting [paradigms]."114 Any attempt at unification must involve a
synthesis of these two schools of contract theory. "[NJeither individualist nor
collectivist premises [can] succeed in unifying contract law."115 Each pole of the
contract spectrum — from unfettered freedom of contract to socialistic
communitarianism — contains the seeds of its own destruction. Unlimited
freedom of contract collapses into ...

Reconstructing Identities In Higher Education

Author: Celia Whitchurch
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415564662
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I think even now I probably function in relation to academics in a way that they
find diffi fi cult, because I'm an academic [on a non-academic fi contract]. (student
services manager, post-1992 institution 1, UK) There is also a cadre of staff with
doctorates who may not have academic contracts, but who have acquired
generic skills from research training programmes: One of the things that I've
learnt a lot and passed on to others now, is about explaining one's transferable
skills, of which ...