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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

New in Print

Pile of BooksWe have an especially large collection of new articles this week in large part thanks to the efforts of Jeff Lipshaw and the good people at Suffolk Law who hosted a conference in honor of the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of Charles Fried's classic work, Contract as Promise.  As the riches below indicate, this conference will provide theoretical fuel to keep contracts profs going for some time to come.  Charles Fried is pictured below.

Kevin Banks and Elizabeth Shilton, Corporate Commitments to Freedom of Association: Is There a Role for Enforcement under Canadian Law? 33 Comp. Lab. L. & Pol'y J. 495 (2012)

Randy E. Barnett, Contract Is Not a Promise; Contract Is Consent, 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 647 (2012)

Brian H. Bix, Theories of Contract Law and Enforcing Promissory Morality: Comments on Charles Fried, 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 719 (2012)

Jean Braucher, The Sacred and Profane Contracts Machine: The Complex Morality of Contract Law in Action, 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 667 (2012) 

Curtis Bridgeman, Civil Recourse or Civil Powers? 39 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 1 (2011)

Curtis Bridgeman and John C.P. Goldberg, Do Promises Distinguish Contract from Tort? 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 873 (2012

Thomas V. Burch, Regulating Mandatory Arbitration, 2011 Utah L. Rev. 1309

Charles_FriedRichard Craswell, Promises and Prices, 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 735 (2012)

Zev J. Eigen, When and Why Individuals Obey Contracts: Experimental Evidence of Consent, Compliance, Promise, and Performance, 41 J. Legal Stud. 67(2012)

Barbara H. Fried, The Holmesian Bad Man Flubs His Entrance, 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 627 (2012)

Charles Fried, Contract as Promise Thirty Years On, 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 961 (2012).

David Adam Friedman, Bringing Order to Contracts against Public Policy, 39 Fla. St. L. Rev. 563 (2012)

Avery Katz, Virtue Ethics and Efficient Breach, 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 777 (2012)

Gregory Klass, Promise Etc. 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 695 (2012) 

Juliet P.  Kostritsky, The Promise Principle and Contract Interpretation. 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 843 (2012)

Roy Kreitner, On the New Pluralism in Contract Theory, 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 915 (2012)

Jeffrey M. Lipshaw, Contract as Meaning: An Introduction to "Contract as Promise at 30," 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 601 (2012)

Daniel Markovits and Alan Schwartz, The Expectation Remedy and the Promissory Basis of Contract, 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 799 (2012)

Nathan B. Oman, Promise and Private Law, 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 935-960 (2012)

Nathan B. Oman, Why There Is No Duty to Pay Damages: Powers, Duties, and Private Law. 39 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 137 (2011)

James M. "Jamie" Parker, Jr. and J.K. Leonard. Why Your Secretary Is Really Worth a Million
Dollars: Exploring the Harsh Penalty for Not Proofreading Your Fee Agreements in
Anglo-Dutch Petroleum v. Greenberg Peden. 2 St. Mary's J. Legal Mal. & Ethics 104 (2012) 

Henry E. Smith, The Equitable Dimension of Contract, 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 897-914 (2012) 

George Triantis, Promissory Autonomy, Imperfect Courts, and the Immorality of the Expectations Damages Default, 45 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 827-841 (2012)

Peer Zumbansen, Rethinking the Nature of the Firm: The Corporation As a Governance Object. 35 Seattle U. L. Rev. 1469 (2012)

[JT]

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