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Monday, March 4, 2002 (Class 21) (Assignments 16-17)

Johnson Farms v. McEnroe?

(continued)

[568 N.W.2d 920] 1997 North Dakota Supreme Court (cb285)

Monarco v. Lo Greco

[220 P.2d 737] 1950 California Supreme Court (cb291)

Halstead v. Murray

[547 A.2d 202] 1988 New Hampshire Supreme Court (cb296)

Capacity to Contract

Kiefer v. Fred Howe Motors, Inc.

[158 N.W.2d 288] 1968 Wisconsin Supreme Court (cb301)

Tomorrow: finish capacity to contract and do next section. Read assignment 18. Justin Calverone's group is 'on'.


Tuesday, March 5, 2002 (Class 22) (Assignments 17-18)

Kiefer v. Fred Howe Motors, Inc.

(continued)

[158 N.W.2d 288] 1968 Wisconsin Supreme Court (cb301)

Ortelere v. Teachers' Retirement Board

[250 N.E.2d 460] 1969 New York Court of Appeals

Cundick v. Broadbent

[388 F.2d 157] 1967 10th Circuit Court of Appeals

McKinnon? v. Benedict

[157 N.W.2d 665] 1968 Wisconsin Supreme Court

Tuckwiller v. Tuckwiller

[413 S.W.2d 274] 1967 Missouri Supreme Court

Read 401-402 and 409-413 in casebook as additional material.


Friday, March 8, 2002 (Class 23) (Assignments 17-18)

Unconscionability

2-302. Unconscionable contract or Clause.

(1) If the court as a matter of law finds the contract or any clause of the contract to have been unconscionable at the time it was made the court may refuse to enforce the contract, or it may enforce the remainder of the contract without the unconscionable clause, or it may so limit the application of any unconscionable clause as to avoid any unconscionable result.

Jones v. Star Credit Corp.

[298 N.Y.S.2d 264] 1969 New York Superior Court (cb409)

Black Industries, Inc. v. Bush

[110 F.Supp. 801] 1953 United States District Court New Jersey (cb320)

Duress

Alaska Packers' Ass'n v. Domenico

[117 Fed. 99] 1902 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Watkins & Son v. Carrig

[21 A.2d 591] 1941 New Hampshire Supreme Court

Monday: complete pressure in bargaining (assignment 19) and finish concealment & misrepresentation (assignment 20).


Monday, March 11, 2002 (Class 24) (Assignments 19-20)

Austin v. Loral Corporation

[272 N.E.2d 533] 1971 New York Court of Appeals

Foakes v. Bear Problem

Undue Influence

Odorizzi v. Bloomfield School District

[246 Cal. App. 2d 123] 1966 California Court of Appeals

Concealment and Misrepresentation

Vokes v. Murray

[212 So. 2d 906] 1968 Florida Court of Appeals

Tomorrow: do two legitimate cases on concealment and misrepresentation and go on to assignment #21 (up to page 400). Ryan Schiff's TA group is 'on'.


Tuesday, March 12, 2002 (Class 25) (Assignments 22-23)

Swinton v. Whitinsville Sav. Bank

[42 N.E.2d 808] 1942 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (cb354)

Kannavos v. Annino

[247 N.E.2d 708] 1969 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (cb357)

Fina Supply, Inc. v. Abilene Nat. Bank

[726 S.W.2d 537] 1987 Texas Supreme Court (cb362)

Adhesion Contracts

For next class, Ryan Schiff's group is 'on', then in afternoon, Karen Goldenberg's group is 'on'.


Friday, March 15, 2002 (Class 26) (Assignments 21-22)

O'Callaghan v. Waller & Beckwith Realty Co.

[155 N.E.2d 545] 1958 Illinois Supreme Court (cb370)

Tickets

Graham v. Scissor-Tail

[171 Cal.Rptr. 604] 1990 (cb377)

Henningsen v. Bloomfield Motors, Inc.

[161 A.2d 69] 1960 New Jersey Supreme Court (cb380)

Continue at 12pm with question of whether disclosure really works.


Friday, March 15, 2002 (Class 27) (Assignments 22)

(make-up class)

Carnival Cruise Lines, Inc. v. Shute

[499 U.S. 585] 1991 United States Supreme Court (cb389)

Note 1 (cb396): forum selection clause says action needs to happen in Greece. Court upheld forum selection clause. No showing that Greek law wouldn't have been fair law.

Views on Unconscionability

Williams v. Walker-Thomas Furniture Co.

[350 F.2d 445] 1965 DC Circuit Court of Appeals (cb403)

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Monday, March 18, 2002 (Class 28) (Assignments 22-23)

Armendariz v. Foundation Health Psychcare Services, Inc.

[6 P.3d 669] 2000 California Supreme Court (cb416)

Public Policy

Bovard v. American Horse Enterprises, Inc.

[201 Cal.App.3d 832] 1988 California Court of Appeals (cb425)

X.L.O. Concrete Corp. v. Rivergate Corp.

[634 N.E.2d 158] 1994 New York Court of Appeals (cb429)

Tomorrow: assignment 29 -- 'determining subject matter to be interpreted'.


Tuesday, March 19, 2002 (Class 29) (Assignments 23, 29)

Hopper v. All Pet Animal Clinic

[861 P.2d 531] 1993 Wyoming Supreme Court (cb436)

Central Adjustment Bureau, Inc. v. Ingram

[678 S.W.2d 28] 1984 Tennessee Supreme Court (cb442)

DeMuth? v. Miller

[652 A.2d 891] 1995 Pennsylvania Superior Court (cb440)

Simeone v. Simeone

[581 A.2d 162] 1990 Pennsylvania Supreme Court (cb445)

Assignment for Friday: Parole Evidence.


Friday, March 22, 2002 (Class 30) (Assignment 29)

Gianni v. R. Russell & Co.

[281 Pa. 320] 1924 Pennsylvania Supreme Court (cb556)

Materson v. Sine

[436 P.2d 561] 1968 California Supreme Court (cb560)

For Monday, finish up Parol Evidence, will do Assignment 30. Shawn Farrell's group is 'on'.


Monday, March 25, 2002 (Class 31) (Assignments 29-30)

MCC-Marble Ceramic Center v. Ceramica Nuova d'Agostino

[144 F.3d 1384] 1998 11th Circuit Court of Appeals (cb566)

Bollinger v. Central Pennsylvania Quarry Stripping and Construction Co.

[229 A.2d 741] 1967 Pennsylvania Supreme Court (cb567)

Frigaliment Importing Co. v. B.N.S. International Sales Corp.

[190 F.Supp. 116] 1960 United States District Court SDNY (cb574)

Raffles v. Wichelhaus

[159 Eng.Rep 375] 1864 Court of Exchequer (cb582)

For tomorrow, finish off this section of the chapter (p604). Michael Haven's TA group is 'on'.


Tuesday, March 26, 2002 (Class 32)

Oswald v. Allen

[417 F.2d 43] 1969 2d Circuit Court of Appeals (cb584)

Principles for Allocating Loss -- Decreasing Principles of Culpability

W.W.W. Associates, Inc. v. Giancontieri

[566 N.E.2d 639] 1990 New York Court of Appeals (cb586)

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. v. G.W. Thomas Drayage & Rigging Co.

[442 P.2d 641] 1968 California Supreme Court (cb592)

Hurst v. W.J. Lake & Co.

[16 P.2d 627] 1932 Oregon Supreme Court (cb601)

Tucker v. Forty-Five Twenty-Five

[199 So.2d 522] 1967 Florida Court of Appeals (cb603)

By next Monday, read through 638.


Tuesday, April 2, 2002 (Class 34) (Assignments 31-32)

Eastern Air Lines, Inc. v. Gulf Oil Corporation

[415 F.Supp. 429] 1975 Southern District of Florida (cb610)

Market Street Associates v. Frey

[941 F.2d 588] 1991 (cb613)

Dickey v. Philadelphia Minit-Man Corp.

[105 A.2d 580] 1954 Pennsylvania Supreme Court (cb617)

For Friday, read through end of chapter. Dimple's group is 'on' for Friday.


Friday, April 5, 2002 (Class 34)

Bloor v. Falstaff Brewing Company

[601 F.2d 609] US Ct App 1979 (cb619)

Notes: Best efforts

Zilig v. Prentice-Hall, Inc.

[717 F.2d 671] 1983 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals (cb626)


Monday, April 8, 2002 (Class 35)

Bak-A-Lum Corp. of America v. Alcoa Building Products, Inc.

[351 A.2d 349] 1976 New Jersey Supreme Court (cb634)

Lockewill, Inc. v. United States Shoe Corp.

[547 F.2d 1024] 1976 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (cb638)

Sheets v. Teddy's Frosted Foods

[427 A.2d 385] 1980 Connecticut Supreme Court (cb642)

Burnham v. Karl & Gelb

[745 A.2d 178] 2000 Connecticut Supreme Court (cb647)

Public policy issues: economic impact of wrongful discharge doctrine--possibly much greater than actual damages in lawsuits (because of avoidance behavior).

Balla v. Gambro

[584 N.E.2d 104] 1991 Illinois Supreme Court (cb648)

Nanakuli Paving & Rock Co. v. Shell Oil Co.

[664 F.2d 772] 1981 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (cb651)

Columbia Nitrogen Corp. v. Royster Co.

[451 F.2d 3] 1971 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (cb660)

Will start remedy discussion tomorrow, assignment #24, Eric Slagle's TA group is 'on'.


Tuesday, April 9, 2002 (Class 36) (Assignment 24)

Klein v. PepsiCo?, Inc.

[845 F.2d 76] 1988 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (cb453)

Northearn Delaware Industrial Development Corp. v. E.W. Bliss Co.

[245 A.2d 431] 1968 Delaware Chancery Court (cb464)

Laclede Gas Co. v. Amoco Oil Co.

[522 F.2d 33] 1975 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (cb459)

Walgreen Co. v. Sara Creek Property Co.

[966 F.2d 273] 1992 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (cb465)

Justin Calvarone's TA group is 'on' for Friday.


Friday, April 12, 2002 (Class 37) (Assignments 25-26)

R.E. Davis Chemical Corp. v. Diasonics, Inc.

[826 F.2d 568] 1987 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (cb480)

Buyer's Remedies

Laredo Hides Co., Inc. v. H & H Meat Products Co., Inc.

Will continue on Tuesday and do additional assignment on liquidate damages and foreseeability. Ryan Polk's TA group is 'on'.


Tuesday, April 16, 2002 (Class 38) (Assignment 27-28)

Laredo Hides Co., Inc. v. H & H Meat Products Co., Inc.

[513 S.W.2d 210] 1974 Texas Court of Appeals (cb476)

Tongish v. Thomas

[840 P.2d 471] 1992 Kansas Supreme Court (cb495)

Rockingham County v. Luten Bridge Co.

[35 F.2d 301] 1929 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (cb492)

Parker v. Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.

[474 P.2d 689] 1970 California Supreme Court (cb500)

Jacob & Youngs v. Kent

[129 N.E. 889] 1921 New York Court of Appeals (cb507)


Friday, April 19, 2002 (Class 39) (Assignment 38)

Hadley v. Baxendale

[156 Eng.Rep. 145] 1854 Court of Exchequer (cb521)

Wasserman's Inc. v. Township of Middletown

[645 A.2d 100] 1994 New Jersey Supreme Court (cb543)

Luttinger v. Rosen

[316 A.2d 757] 1972 Connecticut Supreme Court (cb665)


Monday, April 22, 2002 (Class 40) (Assignments 34-35)

Luttinger v. Rosen

[316 A.2d 757] 1972 Connecticut Supreme Court (cb665)

Doubleday & Co., Inc. v. Curtis

[763 F.2d 495] 1985 2d Circuit Court of Appeals (cb679)

Third-Party Satisfaction

Peacock Construction Co. v. Modern Air Conditioning, Inc.

[353 So.2d 840] 1977 Florida Supreme Court (cb674)

Constructive Conditions


Tuesday, April 23, 2002 (Class 41)

Mutual Mistake of Fact

Stees v. Leonard

[20 Minn. 494] 1874 Minnesota Supreme Court (cb786)

Renner v. Kehl

[722 P.2d 262] 1986 Arizona Supreme Court (cb789)

Estate of Nelson

Diamond in the Rough/Pregnant?-Cow Case

Impracticability of Performance

Taylor v. Caldwell

[122 Eng. Rep. 309] 1863 King's Bench (cb801)

Transatlantic Financing Corporation v. United States

[363 F.2d 312] 1966 United States D.C. Court of Appeals (cb805)

Eastern Air Lines, Inc. v. Gulf Oil Corporation

[415 F.Supp. 429] 1975 Southern District of Florida (cb823)


Friday, April 26, 2002 (Class 42)

Frustration of Purpose

Third-Party Beneficiaries

Septembertide Publishing, B.V. v. Stein & Day, Inc.

[884 F.2d 675] 1989 2d Circuit Court of Appeals (cb878)

Grigerik v. Sharpe

[721 A.2d 526] 1998 Connecticut Supreme Court (cb871)



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