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Fall 2017 Class Descriptions

As of 12/14/2017 5:42:50 AM

Contract Theory

Contract law is at the heart of the modern commercial world. This seminar examines the theoretical foundations of contract law. What is the relationship between contract law and morality of promising? Or economic efficiency? Or distributive justice? In addition to these broad questions, the seminary will discuss the theoretical foundations of particular doctrines, such as promissory estoppel, consideration doctrine, the Hadley rule, third-party beneficiaries, and so on.

2.00 hours