Table of contents for Concepts and case analysis in the law of contracts / by Marvin A. Chirelstein.


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Chapter 1. Background Elements: The Contract Curve
and Expectation Damages -------.. ---------.--------------..  1
Chapter 2. Consideration and the Bargained-for Ex-
change--------....------------------ --------.     12
A.  Promises to Make a Gift------------------ -------- ---------------  15
B. Reliance and Promissory Estoppel ----------..---------------------  22
C. Illusory Promises -------------..... -----....-------------.. 25
D. Moral Obligation and Past Consideration--.....------------------ 28
Chapter 3. Contract Formation----- ....-----------------------.--  33
A. Offer and Acceptance ....------.---------.------..-------..  38
B. Revocation and Counteroffer----....---------------.------..... --- 48
Chapter 4. Unfairness and Unconscionability ...---------. .  74
A. Traditional Elements: Duress, Incapacity and Misrepre-
sentation------..--------------. -------------------. .------------.  74
B. Standardized Forms and Unconscionability--...------------- 85
Chapter 5. Contract Interpretation---------------------------. 94
A. The Parol Evidence Rule ------... ----.-------........---- .........97
B. Filling the Gaps: "Best Efforts" and Other Flexible Com-
mitments .-.....-----------------.----.-------- --. 105
Chapter 6. Performance and Breach----........-------------. .115
A.  Conditions-----. -------------------- -------------------------.. . .. .....  121
B. Problems of Performance -----.--------------------..---..---.. 132
Chapter 7. Mistake and Impossibility--..-----------------... ... 155
A. Mistake -------.-------.------.  ---..---...----.. - 155
B. Impossi ility and Frustration--------.-----------.--------------. 162
Chapter 8. Remedies ---..   ---.....----------.--.---------...- 174
A. Expecta ion Damages--...-----------.. . -----------------..   174
B. Limitations on Expectation Damages ------....------------------- 183
C. Reliance and Restitution --------... ------.-....-----.------..--. . 199
D. Liquidated Damages ......---------. -----.-..---...---------. . 212
Chapter 9. Third Party Beneficiaries ---......---------------.-. 218



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Contracts United States, Contracts United States Cases