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Week
1

Week 1

7 hours to complete

Introduction

7 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 145 min), 13 readings, 5 quizzes
12 videos
Default Rules, Altering Rules and Mandatory Rules13m
Hammer v. Sidway12m
Ricketts v. Scothorn11m
Bolin Farms v. American Cotton Shippers7m
The Ex Ante and Ex Post Perspectives14m
Williams v. Walker-Thomas Furniture - "Installment Loan"16m
Enforcement of Money Judgments9m
Property Rules and Liability8m
Jacob & Youngs v. Kent15m
Sullivan v. O'Connor - "Nose Job"22m
The Coase Theorem7m
13 readings
About the Course10m
The Uniform Commercial Code5m
The Restatement (2nd) of Contracts5m
Pre Course Survey10m
Filling Gaps in Incomplete Contracts (recommended)10m
UCC §§1-102, 1-103, 2-10210m
Hamer v. Sidway Case Decision15m
Ricketts v. Scothorn Case Decision15m
Bolin Farms v. American Cotton Shippers Case Decision15m
Williams v. Walker- Thomas Furniture Case Decision15m
Property Rules, Liability Rules and Inalienability10m
Jacob & Youngs v. Kent Case Decision15m
Sullivan v. O’Connor Case Decision20m
5 practice exercises
Ricketts v. Scothorn30m
Bolin Farms v. American Cotton Shippers30m
Williams v. Walker-Thomas Furniture30m
Jacob & Youngs v. Kent30m
Introduction20m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

CONSIDERATION AND ITS SUBSTITUTES THE CONSIDERATION DOCTRINE I

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 84 min), 7 readings, 6 quizzes
7 videos
Langer v. Superior Steel - "Repudiated Pension"11m
Nominal Consideration, The Seal and the Model Written Obligation Act13m
Cohen v. Cowles Media Co. "Journalist's Source"11m
Apfel v Prudential-Bache Securities "Worthless Computer Technique"8m
Jones v Star Credit11m
Alaska Packers' Assn' v. Domenico - "Sailors' Salary Increase"16m
7 readings
Isaac Kirksey v. Angelico Kirksey Case Decision10m
William F. Langer v. Superior Steel Corp. Case Decision10m
Nominal Consideration, The Seal and The Model Written Obligation Act10m
Dan Cohen v. Cowles Media Co. Case Decision10m
Robert C. Apfel v. Prudential–Bache Securities, Inc.10m
Clifton Jones v. Star Credit Corp. Case Decision10m
Alaska Packers’ Association v. Domenico Case Decision1m
6 practice exercises
Kirksey v. Kirksey30m
Nominal Consideration30m
Apfel v. Prudential-Bache Securities30m
Jones v. Star Credit Corp.30m
Alaska Packers' Association v. Domenico30m
Consideration and its Substitutes the Consideration Doctrine I30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

CONSIDERATION AND ITS SUBSTITUTES THE CONSIDERATION DOCTRINE II

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 69 min), 7 readings, 7 quizzes
6 videos
Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon - "Output Contract for Product Endorsements"10m
Bailey v. West - "Bascom's Folly"18m
Mills v. Wyman - "Moral Obligation" & Webb v. McGowin - "Rescuer’s Recompense"9m
Allegheny College v. Nat. Chautauqua County Bank - "Donation"9m
Statute of Frauds13m
7 readings
W. M. McMichael v. Harley T. Price Case Decision10m
Otis F. Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff–Gordon Case Decision10m
Howard E. Bailey v. Richard E. West Case Decision2m
Second Restatement § 865m
Daniel Mills v. Seth Wyman10m
Joe Webb v. N. Floyd and Joseph F. McGowin Case Decision15m
Allegheny College v. National Chautauqua County Bank of Jamestown Case Decision20m
7 practice exercises
McMichael v. Price30m
Wood v. Lucy, Lady Duff-Gordon30m
Bailey v. West30m
Mills v. Wyman30m
Allegheny College v. Nat. Chautauqua County Bank30m
Statute of Frauds30m
Consideration and its Substitutes the Consideration Doctrine II
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

THE BARGAIN RELATIONSHIP I

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 42 min), 5 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Lucy v. Zehmer - "Joking Offer"7m
Lefkowitz v. Great Minn. Surplus Store - "Ambiguous Offer"8m
Leonard v. Pepsico - "Harrier Jet Ad"12m
5 readings
Embry v. Hargadine, McKittrick Dry Goods Co. Case Decision10m
UCC §§ 2-204, -205. -206, & -20720m
W.O. Lucy v. A.H. Zehmer10m
Morris Lefkowitz v. Great Minneapolis Surplus Store Case Decision10m
John Leonard v. Pepsico, Inc. Case Decision20m
4 practice exercises
Lucy v. Zehmer30m
Lefkowitz v. Great Minneapolis Surplus Store30m
Leonard v. Pepsico30m
The Bargain Relationship I

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