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Who can be a party to a contract? [ Mentally non-infirm adults; children buying necessaries; business entities]

Douglass v. Pflueger Hawaii, Inc.

Ortele v. Teachers’ Retirement Board,39&as_vis=1

Cundick v. Broadbent

Kenai Chrysler Center Inc. v. Denison,39&as_vis=1

What subject matter of contracts will courts refuse to enforce? [ Any agreement regarding conduct violating law or conduct deemed to violate public policy]

Brovard v. American Horse Enterprises, Inc.,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

How do you know whether your agreement needs to be in writing? [See the Statute of Frauds]

C.R. Klewin, Inc. v. Flagship Properties, Inc.,+Inc.+v.+Flagship+Properties,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Langman v. Alumni Assoc. of the Univ. of Virginia,39&as_vis=1

Central Ceilings, Inc. v. National Amusements, Inc.,+Inc.+v.+National+Amusements,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Crabtree v. Elizabeth Arden Sales Corp.,39&as_vis=1

Beaver v. Brumlow,39&as_vis=1

Monarco v. Lo Greco,39&as_vis=1

St. Ansgar Mills, Inc. v. Streit,+Inc.+v.+Streit&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1


When is a contract validly formed? [Offer+Acceptance+Mutually Reciprocally Induced Consideration]

Hoffman v. Red Owl Stores,39&as_vis=1

Dixon v. Wells Fargo, N.A.,+N.A&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Cyberchron Corp. v. Calldata Systems Development, Inc.,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Channel Home Centers v. Grossman,39&as_vis=1

Owen v. Tunison

Harvey v. Facey

Fairmount Glass Works v. Crunden-Martin Woodenware Co.

Lefkowitz v. Great Minneapolis Surplus Store,39&as_vis=1

Dickinson v. Dodds

Drennan v. Star Paving Co.

Lucy v. Zehmer,39&as_vis=1

Specht v. Netscape Communications Corp.,39&as_vis=1

United States Life Insurance Company v. Wilson

White v. Corlies & Tift

Ever-Tite Roofing Corporation v. Green

Allied Steel and Conveyors, Inc. v. Ford Motor Co.,+Inc.+v.+Ford+Motor+Co.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Corinthian Pharmaceutical Systems, Inc. v. Lederle Laboratories,+Inc.+v.+Lederle+Laboratories&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1


How enforceable are particular types of promises in a contract? [Depends on whether formation was legally proper and procedurally fair; gap fillers and general rules of construction]

Dorton v. Collins & Aikman Corp.,39&as_vis=1

C. Itoh & Co. Inc. v. Jordan Int’l Co.,39&as_vis=1

Bayway Refining Co. v. Oxygenated Marketing & Trading A.G.,39&as_vis=1

Northrop Corp. v. Litronic Industries    ,39&as_vis=1

Step-Saver Data Systems, Inc. v. Wyse Technology,+Inc.+v.+Wyse+Technology&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

ProCD, Inc. v. Zeidenberg,+Inc.+v.+Zeidenberg&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Hill v. Gateway 2000, Inc.,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Toys, Inc. v. F.M. Burlington Company,+Inc.+v.+F.M.+Burlington+Company&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Oglebay Norton Co. v. Armco, Inc.                                           ,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Hamer v. Sidway

Dyer v. National By-Product, Inc.

Feinberg v. Pfeiffer Co.                         ,39&as_vis=1

Mills v. Wyman

Webb v. McGowin

Harrington v. Taylor               

Kirksey v. Kirksey

Lake Land Employment Group of Akron, LLC v. Columber,+LLC+v.+Columber&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Strong v. Sheffield      

Mattei v. Hopper,39&as_vis=1

Structural Polymer Group, Ltd. v. Zoltek Corp.,+Ltd.+v.+Zoltek+Corp&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon


What kinds of defects in contracts limit enforceability? [Defects in formation and defects in procedural fairness]

Sumerel v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.,39&as_vis=1

Stees v. Leonard p.723

Renner v. Kehl,39&as_vis=1

Mineral Park Land Co. v. Howard

Taylor v. Caldwell,39&as_vis=1

Transatlantic Financing Corporation v. United States,39&as_vis=1

Selland Pontiac-GMC, Inc. v. King,+Inc.+v.+King&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Canadian Industrial Alcohol Co. v. Dunbar Molasses Co.

Eastern Air Lines, Inc. v. Gulf Oil Corporation,+Inc.+v.+Gulf+Oil+Corporation&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Krell v. Henry

Swift Canadian Co. v. Banet,39&as_vis=1

Chase Precast Corp. v. John J. Paonessa Co.,39&as_vis=1

Northern Indiana Public Service Co. v. Carbon County Coal Co.,39&as_vis=1

Young v. Chicopee

Lawrence v. Fox

Seaver v. Ransom

Detroit Institute of Arts Founders Society v. Rose,39&as_vis=1

Sally Beauty Co. v. Nexxus Products Co.,39&as_vis=1

Herzog v. Irace,39&as_vis=1

Bel-Ray Company v. Chemrite (Pty) Ltd.,39&as_vis=1

Delacy Investments, Inc. v. Thurman & Re/Max Real Estate Guide, Inc.,+Inc.+v.+Thurman+%26+Re/Max+Real+Estate+Guide,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Chemical Bank v. Rinden Professional Association,39&as_vis=1

Alaska Packers’ Assn. v. Domenico

Watkins & Son v. Carrig

Austin Instrument, Inc. v. Loral Corporation,+Inc.+v.+Loral+Corporation&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Odorizzi v. Bloomfield School District,39&as_vis=1

Swinton v. Whitinsville Savings Bank

Speakers of Sport v. ProServ,39&as_vis=1

Vokes v. Arthur Murray, Inc.,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

McKinnon v. Benedict,39&as_vis=1

Tuckwiller v. Tuckwiller,39&as_vis=1

Black Industries, Inc. v. Bush ,+Inc.+v.+Bush&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

O’Callaghan v. Waller & Beckwith Realty Co.,39&as_vis=1

Graham v. Scissor-Tail, Inc.,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Doe v. Great Expectations,39&as_vis=1

Williams v. Walker-Thomas Furniture Co.,39&as_vis=1

Jones v. Star Credit Corp.,39&as_vis=1

Scott v. Cingular Wireless,39&as_vis=1

Dalton v. Educational Testing Service,39&as_vis=1

De La Concha of Harrford, Inc. v. Aetna Life Insurance Company,+Inc.+v.+Aetna+Life+Insurance+Company&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Bloor v. Falstaff Brewing Corp.,39&as_vis=1

Luttinger v. Rosen                                                                ,39&as_vis=1

Internatio-Rotterdam, Inc. v. River Brand Rice Mills, Inc.,+Inc.+v.+River+Brand+Rice+Mills,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Peacock Construction Co. v. Modern Air Conditioning, Inc.,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Gibson v. Cranage        

McKenna v. Vernon

Hicks v. Bush

Kingston v. Preston

Stewart v. Newbury

Jacob & Youngs v. Kent

Bartus v. Riccardi

Gill v. Johnstown Lumber Co.

Britton v. Turner

Kirkland v. Archbold

Masterson v. Sine       

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. v. G.W. Drayage & Rigging Co.

Greenfield v. Philles Records, Inc.,+Inc&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

W.W.W. Associates, Inc. v. Giacontieri,+Inc.+v.+Giacontieri&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Trident Center v. Connecticut General Life Ins. Co.,39&as_vis=1

Frigaliment Importing Co. v. B.N.S. International Sales Corp.,39&as_vis=1

Hurst v. W.J. Lake & Co.

Nanakuli Paving & Rock Co. v. Shell Oil Co.

Columbia Nitrogen Corp. v. Royster Co.

Raffles v. Wichelhaus p.66

Colfax Envelope Corp. v. Local No. 458-3M  ,39&as_vis=1

Koken v. Black & Veatch Construction Inc.,39&as_vis=1



What about third party beneficiaries? [ Referenced expressly in the agreement; part of a class of individuals expressly referenced]

Sisney v. State,39&as_vis=1

Sisney v. Reisch,39&as_vis=1

Verni v. Cleveland Chiropractic College,39&as_vis=1

Grigerik v. Sharpe,39&as_vis=1


When is a contract breached? [A failure to perform - either minor or material]

Lewis v. Mobil Oil Corporation,39&as_vis=1

South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. v. Combustion Engineering Inc.,39&as_vis=1

Henningsen v. Bloomfield Motors Inc.,39&as_vis=1

Walker & Co. v. Harrison,39&as_vis=1

K&G Construction Co. v. Harris,39&as_vis=1

Iron Trade Products Co. v. Wilkoff Co.

New England Structures, Inc. v. Loranger,+Inc.+v.+Loranger&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Hochster v. De La Tour    

Kanavos v. Hancock Bank & Trust Co.,39&as_vis=1

Cosden Oil & Chemical Co. v. Karl O. Helm Aktiengesellschaft,39&as_vis=1

McCloskey & Co. Minweld Steel Co.,39&as_vis=1

By-Lo Oil Co. v. Partech, Inc.                        

Rocheux Int’l of N.J. v. U.S. Merchants Fin. Group,39&as_vis=1

United States Naval Institute v. Charter Communications, Inc.,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Sullivan v. O’Connor,39&as_vis=1

White v. Benkowski,39&as_vis=1


What kinds of remedies are available? [Damages; Remedies in Equity]

Bollinger v. Central Pennsylvania Quarry Stripping and Construction Co.,39&as_vis=1

Campbell Soup Co. v. Wentz,39&as_vis=1

Klein v. PepsiCo, Inc.,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Morris v. Sparrow,39&as_vis=1

Laclede Gas Co. v. Amoco Oil Co.,39&as_vis=1

Northern Delaware Industrial Development Corp. v. E.W.Bliss Co.,39&as_vis=1

Walgreen Co. v. Sara Creek Properties Co.,39&as_vis=1

Vitex Manufacturing Corp. v. Caribtex Corp.,39&as_vis=1

Laredo Hides Co. Inc. v. H&H Meat Products Co, Inc.,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

R.E. Davis Chemical Corp. v. Diasonics, Inc.,+Inc&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

United States v. Algernon Blair, Inc.,+Inc.&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Jacobs & Young v. Kent

Plante v. Jacobs

Groves v. John Wunder Co.

Peevyhouse v. Garland Coal & Mining Co.

Rockingham County v. Luten Bridge Co.

Tongish v. Thomas,39&as_vis=1

Parker v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.

Hadley v. Baxendale

Delchi Carrier Spa v. Rotorex Corp.,39&as_vis=1

Kenford Co. v. County of Erie,39&as_vis=1

Fera v. Village Plaza, Inc.,+Inc&hl=en&as_sdt=6,39&as_vis=1

Dave Gustafson & Co. v. State,39&as_vis=1

Lake River Corp. v. Carborundum Co.,39&as_vis=1

Wasserman’s Inc. v. Township of Middletown,39&as_vis=1

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