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University of South Dakota School of Law

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Why Hawkins v. McGee Might be the Best Teaching Tool in Contracts Law

Continuing with responses to Professor Calleros' call for the best contracts cases, Professor Otto Stockmeyer weighs in with his piece 'Reflection on Teaching the First Day of Contracts Class.' In his paper Professor Stockmeyer discuses advice for first year law students and the significance of the Contracts course. He then goes on to assert the 'Hairy Hand' Case, Hawkins v. McGee, is the most significant case and an excellent starting place for law students. 

 

The full paper can be found by following the link below. 

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2927249

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/2017/08/why-hawkins-v-mcgee-might-be-the-best-teaching-tool-in-contracts-law.html

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