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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

SPECIAL CONTROLS ON PROMISSORY LIABILITY – FORMATION DEFENSES I

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 80 min), 11 readings, 8 quizzes
8 videos
Capacity to Contract6m
Sherwood v. Walker - "Pregnant Cow"10m
Lenawee County Board of Health v. Messerly - "Mutual Mistake"10m
Laidlaw v. Organ - "War's Over"12m
Vokes v. Arthur Murray - "Dance Ripoff"10m
Hill v. Jones - " Termite Infestation"13m
Commentary: Promissory Fraud12m
11 readings
About the Course10m
The Uniform Commercial Code10m
The Restatement (2nd) of Contracts10m
Pre Course Survey10m
Recommended - Infancy5m
Recommended - Mental Incompetence and Intoxication5m
T.C. Sherwood v. Hiram Walker Case Decision10m
Lenawee County Board of Health v. William and Martha Messerly Case Decision15m
Peter Laidlaw v. Hector M. Organ Case Decision10m
Audrey E. Vokes v. Arthur Murray, Inc. Case Decision10m
Warren G. and Gloria R. Hill v. Ora G. and Barbara R. Jones Case Decision15m
8 practice exercises
Capacity to Contract4m
Sherwood v. Walker4m
Lenawee County Board of Health v. Messerly4m
Laidlaw v. Organ6m
Vokes v. Arthur Murray4m
Hill v. Jones4m
Promissory Fraud4m
Special Controls on Promissory Liability – Formation Defenses I
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

SPECIAL CONTROLS ON PROMISSORY LIABILITY – FORMATION DEFENSES II

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 93 min), 9 readings, 9 quizzes
8 videos
Fleet v. U.S. Consumer Council - "Substantive Unconscionability"12m
Ferguson v. Countrywide Credit Industries, Inc - "One Sided Arbitration"11m
Sinnar v. Le Roy - "Beer Bribe"13m
Data Management, Inc. v. Greene - "Covenant Not to Compete"12m
Watts v. Watts - "Cohabitation K"9m
Kass v. Kass & AZ v. BZ - "Frozen Embryos"11m
Wallis v. Smith - "Unwanted Child"11m
9 readings
Austin Instrument, Inc. v. Loral Corp.10m
Restatement (Second) §§ 174-17710m
In re Louis Fleet v. United States Consumer Council Case Decision10m
Misty Ferguson v. Countrywide Credit Industries, Inc. Case Decision15m
John W. Sinnar v. Harry K. Le Roy Case Decision5m
Data Management, Inc. v. James H. Greene Case Decision10m
Sue Ann Watts v. James E. Watts Case Decision15m
Frozen Embryo Case Decisions25m
Peter Wallis v. Kellie Rae Smith Case Decision10m
9 practice exercises
Austin Instrument v. Loral6m
Fleet v. U.S. Consumer Council4m
Ferguson v. Countrywide Credit Industries, Inc4m
Sinnar v. Leroy4m
Data Management, Inc. v. Greene6m
Watts v. Watts4m
Kass v. Kass & AZ v. BZ4m
Wallis v. Smith4m
Special Controls on Promissory Liability – Formation Defenses II
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

CONTRACT PERFORMANCE I

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 74 min), 8 readings, 8 quizzes
7 videos
Pacific Gas & Elect. V. Thomas Drayage - "Steam Turbine Accident"8m
Frigaliment Importing Co. v. B.N.S. International Sales Corp - "Friendly Chicken"7m
Centronics Corp. v. Genicom Corp - "Unreleased Escrow"14m
Market Street Associates Limited Partnership v. Frey - "Posner’s Take on Good Faith"13m
Zapatha v. Dairy Mart - "Terminated Franchise"7m
Feld v. Henry S. Levy & Sons - "Good Faith Output"10m
8 readings
Alaska Northern Development, Inc. v. Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. Case Decision20m
UCC § 2-202
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. v. G. W. Thomas Drayage & Rigging Co. Case Decision10m
Frigaliment Importing Co. v. B.N.S. International Sales Corp. Case Decision1m
Centronics Corporation v. Genicom Corporation Case Decision15m
Market Street Associates Limited Partnership v. Dale Frey Case Decision1m
Elaine Zapatha v. Dairy Mart, Inc. Case Decision15m
Fred Feld v. Henry S. Levy & Sons, Inc. Case Decision10m
8 practice exercises
Alaska Northern Dev. Inc. v. Alyeska Pipeline Service Co.6m
Pacific Gas & Elect. v. Thomas Drayage4m
Frigaliment Importing Co. v. B.N.S. Sales Corp4m
Centronics Corp. v. Genicom Corp.4m
Market Street Associates Limited Partnership v. Frey4m
Zapatha v. Dairy Mart4m
Feld v. Henry S. Levy & Sons4m
Contract Performance I
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

CONTRACT PERFORMANCE II

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 86 min), 6 readings, 8 quizzes
7 videos
In re Carter’s Claim - Failing Finances14m
Clark v. West - "Casebook Case"15m
Ferguson v. Phoenix Assurance - "Untampered Safe"9m
U.S. v. Wegematic Corp. - "Costly Computer"12m
Taylor v. Caldwell - "Theater Fire"9m
Krell v. Henry - "Frustration"9m
6 readings
In re Carter’s Claim Case Decision1m
William L. Clark v. John B. West Case Decision15m
Forrest D. Ferguson v. Phoenix Assurance Company of New York Case Decision15m
United States v. Wegematic Corp.10m
Taylor v. Caldwell Case Decision10m
Krell v. Henry Case Decision10m
8 practice exercises
Warranties and Representations4m
In re Carter6m
Clark v. West4m
Ferguson v. Phoenix Assurance4m
U.S. v. Wegematic Corp4m
Taylor v. Caldwell4m
Krell v. Henry4m
Contract Performance II

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