The Fundamentals of Contract Law and Clauses

A Practical Approach

Nancy S. Kim ,

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The Fundamentals of Contract Law and Clauses: A Practical Approach

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This accessible and innovative textbook adopts a practical, transactions-centered approach to contract law by using contract clauses to explain doctrinal concepts. While reading this book, students will gain a working knowledge of important contract provisions and learn how to use contracts to prevent problems, reduce risks, and add value to transactions.

This textbook contains unique features including reflection prompts, case highlights, and ''applying what you learned'' exercises to reinforce learning and help students gain essential transactional skills. Law professor and contracts expert Nancy Kim focuses on litigation prevention with a problem-solving approach. She offers helpful tips to avoid potential pitfalls in drafting contracts and provides explanations for common contract clauses and their meanings. Access to a digital teacher's manual is available upon purchase of the book.

The Fundamentals of Contract Law and Clauses will be an invaluable resource for both law and business students, specifically in contracts, commercial law, business law and other transactions-oriented classes.

1. The Purpose of a Contract and Contract Clauses
2. The Anatomy of a Contract
3. A Very Brief Overview of Contract Law
4. Common Contract Clauses Involving Contract Formation
5. Contract Clauses and Contract Enforceability
6. Contract Clauses and Issues Related to Performance and Breach
7. Contract Clauses and Parties Other Than the Original Parties to the Contract
8. Contract Clauses Addressing Remedies

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