Thursday, February 18, 2010
Having immersed myself for the last six weeks in planning next week's Spring Contracts Conference, I have neglected keeping you up to date on recently-published contracts scholarship. So, let's get current:
Ryan Andrews, Note, Contracting Out of the Orphan Works Problem: How the Google Book Search Settlement Serves as a Private Solution to the Orphan Works Problem and Why It Should Matter to Policy Makers, 19 S. Cal. Interdisc. L.J. 97 (2009).
Adam B. Badawi, Harm, Ambiguity, and the Regulation of Illegal Contracts, 17 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 483 (2010).
Heather Bromfield, Comment, The Denial of Relief: The Enforcement of Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements, 43 UC Davis L. Rev. 315 (2009).
Daniel J. Bussel & Kenneth N. Klee, Recalibrating Consent in Bankruptcy, 83 Am. Bankr. L.J. 663 (2009).
Miriam A. Cherry & Jarrod Wong, Clawbacks: Prospective Contract Measures in an Era of Excessive Executive Compensation and Ponzi Schemes, 94 Minn. L. Rev. 368 (2009).
Scott Cody, Note, An Ambiguous Standard for Resolving Ambiguity in Insurance Contracts: The Continuing Uncertainty of Policy Interpretation in Minnesota, 36 Wm. Mitchell L. Rev. 266 (2009).
Timothy Davis, UCC Breach of Warranty and Contract Claims: Clarifying the Distinction, 61 Baylor L. Rev. 783 (2009).
Jeffrey M. Dressler, Note, Good Faith Rejection of Goods in a Falling Market, 42 Conn. L. Rev. 611 (2009).
Bryan Druzin, Buying Commercial Law: Choice of Law, Choice of Forum, and Network Externalities, 18 Tul. J. Int'l & Comp. L. 131 (2009).
Gregory M. Duhl, Conscious Ambiguity: Slaying Cerberus in the Interpretation of Contractual Inconsistencies, 71 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 71 (2009).
Anna Gelpern & Mitu Gulati, Feel-Good Formalism, 35 Queen's L.J. 97 (2009).
Mark P. Gergen, A Theory of Self-Help Remedies in Contract, 89 B.U. L. Rev. 1397 (2009).
John Hagedoorn & Geerte Hesen, Contractual Complexity and the Cognitive Load of R&D Alliance Contracts, 6 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 818 (2009).
Jeffrey L. Harrison, Rethinking Mistake and Nondisclosure in Contract Law, 17 Geo. Mason L. Rev. 335 (2010).
Robert A. Hillman & Maureen A. O'Rourke, Rethinking Consideration in the Electronic Age, 61 Hastings L.J. 311 (2009).
Ryan T. Holt, Note, A Uniform System for the Enforceability of Forum Selection Clauses in Federal Courts, 62 Vand. L. Rev. 1913 (2009).
Alina Klimkina, Note, Are Noncompete Contracts Between Physicians Bad Medicine? Advocating in the Affirmative by Drawing a Public Policy Parallel to the Legal Profession, 98 Ky. L.J. 131 (2009-10).
Lauren E. Miller, Note, Breaking the Language Barrier: The Failure of Objective Theory to Promote Fairness in Language-Barrier Contracting, 43 Ind. L. Rev. 175 (2009).
M.H. Ogilvie, Doing "Practical Justice" for Duress in Contract Law, 47 Alberta L. Rev. 253 (2009).
Daniel P. O'Gorman, Show Me the Money: The Applicability of Contract Law's Ratification and Tender-Back Doctrines to Title VII Releases, 84 Tul. L. Rev. 675 (2010).
Janet O'Sullivan, Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say: Contractual Interpretation in the House of Lords, 68 Cambridge L.J. 510 (2009).
Chris Peters, The Implication of Terms in Fact, 68 Cambridge L.J. 513 (2009).
Eric A. Posner & Luigi Zingales, A Loan Modification Approach to the Housing Crisis, 11 Am. L. & Econ. Rev. 575 (2009).
Peter Siviglia, Designs for Courses on Drafting Contracts, 12 Scribes J. Legal Writing 89 (2008-09).
Daniel Watkins, Note, Terms Subject to Change: Assent and Unconscionability in Contracts that Contemplate Amendment, 31 Cardozo L. Rev. 545 (2009).
W. Mark C. Weidemaier, Disputing Boilerplate, 82 Temple L. Rev. 1 (2009).
Robert K. Wise, Andrew J. Szygenda & Thomas F. Lillard, Of Lies and Disclaimers: Contracting Around Fraud under Texas Law, 41 St. Mary's L.J. 119 (2009).
[Keith A. Rowley]