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Contract Law 2016 Edition

Practical guide for use in contract formation, modification, and performance.
  • Product ID: 16CONTRCTU
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Description

This handbook offers instructions on contract formation, modification, and performance as well as detailed practical guidance concerning the use of contracts in special situations. Topics covered include formation under Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code; problems in formation, including incapacity, mistake, fraud, duress, illegality, and unconscionability; and contract performance under both the common law and the Uniform Commercial Code. Breach of contract is extensively discussed in regards to nonperformance, rights, legal remedies, and calculating damages for the breach of contract. There are chapters dedicated to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the parol evidence rule, the statute of frauds, promissory estoppel, equitable remedies, and economic loss.

General Editor — Karen F. BotterudThe Law Office of Karen F. Botterud, Rock Island

Chapter 1 — Introduction and Essentials of Contract Formation
Daniel J. Voelker, Voelker Litigation Group, and Garry L. Wills, Roetzel & Andress, Chicago

Chapter 2 — Contract Formation Under Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code
Adam Prom, Wexler Wallace LLP, Chicago

Chapter 3 — The Statute of Frauds
Mark D. Hansen and Tyler J. Pratt, Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C., Peoria

Chapter 4 — Void Contracts or Clauses Under Illinois Statutes
Gregory J. Rastatter, Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C., Peoria

Chapter 5 — Problems in Contract Formation
Elizabeth E. Babbitt, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Chicago

Chapter 6 — The Alternatives of Promissory Estoppel and Quasi-Contract
Michael R. Cedillos, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Chicago

Chapter 7 — Warranties, Disclaimers, and Limitations
John M. Redlingshafer and Nathan R. Bach, Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C., Peoria

Chapter 8 — Guidelines for Drafting Specific Contract Clauses in Employment Agreements
Joseph E. Gumina, O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C., Milwaukee, WI

Chapter 9 — Contract Performance
Michael A. Weinberg and Richard G. Douglass, Novack and Macey LLP, Chicago

Chapter 10 — Modification of Contracts
Daniel R. Saeedi, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, and Cory White, The International Business Law Group LLC, Chicago

Chapter 11 — The Parol Evidence Rule and Contract Interpretation
Thomas R. Stilp, Messer, Stilp & Strickler, Ltd., Chicago, and Christopher R. Dunsing, Langhenry, Gillen, Lundquist & Johnson, LLC, Wheaton

Chapter 12 — Breach of Contract and Nonperformance
Andrew D. Campbell and Shelby L. Drury, Novack and Macey LLP, Chicago

Chapter 13 — Rights, Legal Remedies, and Calculating Damages for Breach of Contract
Brandon C. Prosansky, Katherine A. Neville, and Hannah Y. Jurowicz, Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP, Chicago

Chapter 14 — Economic Loss — The Line Between Contract and Tort
Timothy L. Bertschy and Nathan R. Bach, Heyl, Royster, Voelker & Allen, P.C., Peoria

Chapter 15 — Equitable Remedies: Reformation, Rescission, Restitution, and Specific Performance
Karen F. Botterud, The Law Office of Karen F. Botterud, Rock Island

Chapter 16 — Assignment and Delegation
Elizabeth K. Barton, Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer, P.C., Chicago

Chapter 17 — Joint and Several Contracts
Ruth A. Bahe-Jachna and David S. Repking, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Chicago

Chapter 18 — Contracts for the Benefit of a Third Person
Mitchell L. Marinello, Novack and Macey LLP, and Christopher N. Stanton, Chicago

Chapter 19 — Contract Disputes and Litigation
Ruth A. Bahe-Jachna and David S. Repking, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Chicago

Chapter 20 — United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
Karen F. BotterudThe Law Office of Karen F. Botterud, Rock Island

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