This casebook offers undergraduate law students the ideal way to discover and understand contract law through reading highlights from leading cases. Designed to be used alongside a contract law textbook, it covers the entire undergraduate contract law course in a series of clearly presented chapters.
by Professor of Commercial Law and Deputy Director of the Centre for Legal Research Jill Poole
Author: Professor of Commercial Law and Deputy Director of the Centre for Legal Research Jill Poole
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Jill Poole's bestselling Casebook on Contract Law provides students with a comprehensive selection of case law, addressing all aspects of the subject encountered on undergraduate courses. Extracts have been carefully chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts, and to show how legal principles develop. Cases can either be analysed and discussed in isolation or, taken as a whole, the selection of cases form chapters providing a structured overview of the modern law of contract. Online Resource Centre The casebook is fully supported by an Online Resource Centre, which provides: - Self-test questions and answers - Guidance on answering questions in contract law - Exercises and guidance on reading cases - An opportunity for students to ask the author any questions
The 11th edition of this casebook on the law of contract has been fully revised and updated to embrace the most significant recent legal decisions and other developments, including the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999. As in previous editions the updated book features substantial extracts from leading cases as well as the relevant statutes, with notes, questions and problems.
European consumer law has become a vital part of both legal education and practice. This Casebook details the most fundamental judgments of the Court of Justice on consumer law to date and their effect on national legal systems. It contains twenty leading European cases and is then followed by concise analyses of the effect of these decisions on some of the national legal systems of the Member States,and how national legislatures and national courts have reacted to this ever burgeoning area of European law. The focus of the book is private law, including consumer contracts, advertisement law, European product liability and consumer dispute resolutions. The Casebook is an essential guide for students and practitioners alike. It provides the reader with an overview of the most important cases and analyses in the area of European consumer law on both European and national levels. The editors and contributors to the country reports are members of the EU- funded research network 'Common Principles of European Private Law'.
A range of representative texts from the Roman legal system introduce the main problems and concerns of Roman families including: divorce and marriage, the pattern of authority within households, property transmission between generations and the supervision of orphans.
'Comprehensive and serious, it covers everything that students will need to know.' – Ioannis Glinavos, Kingston Law School, UK 'A lucid and pragmatic guide to contract law for the undergraduate, an exquisitely crafted analytical authority for the postgraduate and a dependable and concise counsel for the practitioner; this is the case-book that will set the standard in the subject.' - Mel Kenny, Reader in Commercial law, Leicester Law School, UK This clear and highly accessible volume, presented in a coherent structure, provides full coverage of the topics commonly found in the contract law syllabus, alongside up-to-date illustrative case examples and stimulating commentary. Written by leading authors in the field, this book takes account of a variety of theoretical perspectives, including economic, relational and empirical conceptions of the law. A meticulous and insightful commentary is provided throughout, illuminating complex areas of law and promoting more detailed analysis of important issues. Composed of approximately one-quarter authors' commentaries and three-quarters cases and materials, including academics' articles and extracts from books and Law Commission papers, this book facilitates the development of personal study skills and encourages readers to engage with the leading academic commentaries in the area. Clearly signposted chapter introductions highlight the salient features under discussion and additional reading collected at the end of each chapter guides further study and independent research. The range of material covered and the straightforward style makes Text, Cases and Materials on Contract Law an invaluable resource for all undergraduate students of contract law.