Contracts

Section 1A, Fall 18

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 34/34
Credits: 4

Course Description

This course examines the legal obligations that attach to promises made in a business contract or otherwise, including the remedies that may be available for promises that are not kept. The course examines the legal requirements for enforceable contracts, including consideration, consent and conditions, and the effect of fraud, mistake, unconscionability, and impossibility.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): Fixed
Description: Students will be given a practice and a graded midterm, both due via EXPO (details and deadlines to be announced).

Final Type (if any): Fixed
Description: Fixed exam at end of semester.
Final Exam Notes:

Fixed exam at end of semester.


Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work
Reading quizzes and in-class polling will be required, and the professor will announce the details and dates during the course.

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes: While laptops are allowed, note-taking by hand encouraged.

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

Schedule No.
118820915
Law No.
LAW6002
Modified Type
Lecture
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Concentrations: Core Foundational
Public Syllabus Link: None
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