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Vol 22 No 4 April/May 2017

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Casebook on Contract Law 13th ed isbn 9780198732815

Casebook on Contract Law 12th ed

ISBN13: 9780199687237
New Edition ISBN: 9780198732815
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199699483
Published: July 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Jill Poole's bestselling Casebook on Contract Law provides students with a comprehensive selection of case law which addresses all aspects of the subject encountered on undergraduate courses.

Extracts have been chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts and to show how legal principles are developed. The cases can either be analysed and discussed independently or, taken as a whole, the cases form chapters that provide a sound understanding of the modern law of contract.

The casebook is fully supported by an Online Resource Centre, which provides:

  • Exercises and guidance on reading cases
  • Guidance on answering questions in contract law
  • Self-test questions and answers

Contract Law
1. Guidance on reading cases
2. Agreement
3. Agreement problems
4. Enforceability of promises: consideration and promissory estoppel
5. Intention to be legally bound and capacity to contract
6. Content of the contract and principles of interpretation
7. Exemption clauses and unfair contract terms
8. Breach of contract
9. Damages for breach of contract
10. Remedies providing for specific relief and restitutionary remedies
11. Privity of contract and third party rights
12. Discharge by frustration: subsequent impossibility
13. Common mistake: initial impossibility
14. Misrepresentation
15. Duress, undue influence, and unconscionability;