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Farnsworth on Contracts, Third Edition

Farnsworth on Contracts, Third Edition

By E. Allan Farnsworth
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The practice-based contract resource that covers the full range of contract law, including good faith and fair dealing, pre-contractual liability, agreements to negotiate, Vienna Convention on International Sales Contracts, UNIDROIT principles, constitutional issues, settlement of disputed claims by check, options and rights of first refusal, employee handbooks, covenants not to compete, with analysis of cases, and numerous drafting tips. By E. Allan Farnsworth

Bring the expertise of America's foremost authority on contracts into your practice with this comprehensive three-volume set. Farnsworth on Contracts, Third Edition is where doctrine meets practice. Busy practitioners count on Farnsworth's proven ability to identify the essentials and omit extraneous material. His comprehensive coverage of the full range of contract law answers questions in hundreds of important areas, including:

  • Good faith and fair dealing
  • Precontractual liability
  • Agreements to negotiate
  • Vienna Convention on International Sales Contracts
  • UNIDROIT principles
  • Constitututional issues
  • Settlement of disputed claims by check
  • Options and rights of first refusal
  • Employee handbooks
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Self-help measures

Farnsworth illustrates how contemporary contract law has been shaped by both the Restatement (Second) of Contracts -- for which he served as Reporter -- and the Uniform Commercial Code. Easy access to specifics, new cases, new drafting tips, new references, and timesaving features like cross-referenced cases and marginal headings make this three-volume set a valuable resource for contracts research and practice, including litigation and arbitration. Farnsworth on Contracts, Third Edition is the most authoritative contracts treatise available.

Last Updated 03/23/2018
Update Frequency Updated semi-annually
Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
SKU 10045540-7777
Table of Contents

VOLUME I

PART I - INTRODUCTION

  • Chapter 1. Contracts and Contract Law in General

PART II - ENFORCEABILITY OF PROMISES

  • Chapter 2. Consideration and Other Grounds for Recovery
  • Chapter 3. The Bargaining Process: Offer and Acceptance
  • Chapter 4. Policing the Agreement

VOLUME II

  • Chapter 5. Unenforceability on Grounds of Public Policy
  • Chapter 6. The Requirement of a Writing: The Statute of Frauds

PART III - SCOPE AND EFFECT OF PROMISES

  • Chapter 7. The Law of the Contract: Interpretation and Omitted Cases
  • Chapter 8. Performance and Nonperformance
  • Chapter 9. Failure of a Basic Assumption: Mistake, Impracticability and Frustration

VOLUME III

PART IV - RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES

  • Chapter 10. Contract Beneficiaries
  • Chapter 11. Assignment and Delegation

PART V - ENFORCEMENT OF PROMISES

  • Chapter 12. Remedies

Biographical Appendix

Table of Cases

Table of Authorities

Index

Volumes