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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

New in Print: Books, Part II

 

Pile of Books

Two New Books from Hart Publishing

Contractual Indemnities
By Wayne Courtney

Promises of indemnity are found in many kinds of commercial contracts, not just contracts of insurance. This book examines the nature and effect of contractual indemnities outside the insurance context. It is the first work to provide a detailed account of the subject in English law.

The book presents a coherent theory of the promise of indemnity while also addressing important practical issues, such as the construction of contractual indemnities. The subject is approached from two perspectives. The foundations are laid by examining general principles applicable to indemnities in various forms. This covers the nature of indemnity promises; general principles of construction; the determination of scope; and the enforcement of indemnities. The approach then moves from the general to the specific, by examining separately particular forms of indemnity. Included among these are indemnities against liability to third parties, and indemnities against default or non-performance by third parties.

The book states English law but it draws upon a considerable amount of material from other common law jurisdictions, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Singapore. It will appeal to readers from those countries.

Courtney BookWayne Courtney is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney.

Please click here to view the table of contents for this book

April 2014   362pp   Hbk   9781849462907   RSP: £75 / US $150

Discount Price: £60 / US $120

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Russia BookContract Law in Russia

By Maria Yefremova, Svetlana Yakovleva and Jane Henderson

The book explains Russian contract law in a form understandable to lawyers qualified in other countries, especially common law countries. The introduction gives a concise overview of the Russian legal system in general and contract law in particular as well as a brief insight into the history of contract law in Russia. Then the main concepts of Russian contract law are explained, using the conceptual framework of English contract law to make them accessible to someone not familiar with the codified Russian system.

The book not only considers the legislation regulating Russian contractual relations but also includes appropriate case law to show how the legislation is interpreted. The focus is on contract law in Russia as it actually operates, rather than merely the legislative texts, so that it will be directly relevant to legal practitioners and others who wish to acquire knowledge of the practical application of an important element of the Russian legal system, as well as those seeking an insight into the realities of codified law in action.

The target readership therefore includes legal practitioners who have to deal with Russian law, academics and students with an interest in Russian law, the law of contract and comparative civil law, as well as scholars of comparative legal systems and Russian area studies.

Maria Yefremova graduated cum laude from the Faculty of Law at the State University - Higher School of Economics in Moscow and is qualified to practise law in the Russian Federation. She also holds an LLM degree in Public International and European Union Law from the University of Amsterdam. Prior to establishing a legal practice with Svetlana Yakovleva, Maria worked for the Moscow office of White & Case LLC. Maria is currently  Corporate Legal Counsel at Level 3 Communications.

Svetlana Yakovleva graduated cum laude from the Faculty of Law at the State University - Higher School of Economics in Moscow and is qualified to practise law in the Russian Federation. She holds an LLM degree in Law and Economics from the Erasmus University, Rotterdam and the University of Hamburg (EMLE). Svetlana worked for the Moscow office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, then established and ran a legal practice with Maria Yefremova. She now holds the position of Legal and Compliance Officer at Allianz Global Assistance Russia.

Jane Henderson is Senior Lecturer in Law at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London, a member of King's Russia Institute and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Notre Dame (USA) in England.

Please click here to view the table of contents for this book

May 2014   326pp   Pbk   9781849462990   RSP: £25 / US $50

Discount Price: £20 / US $40

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May 28, 2014 in Books, Recent Scholarship | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

New in Print: Books, Part I

This week on New in Print, we are highlighting recent book-length publications on contracts law, and we have a bit of a backlog, so it may take several posts.

We want to start with a book that will be the subject of an online symposium in the Fall:

Disclosure BookOmri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider, More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure (Princeton, 2014)

Perhaps no kind of regulation is more common or less useful than mandated disclosure--requiring one party to a transaction to give the other information. It is the iTunes terms you assent to, the doctor's consent form you sign, the pile of papers you get with your mortgage. Reading the terms, the form, and the papers is supposed to equip you to choose your purchase, your treatment, and your loan well. More Than You Wanted to Know surveys the evidence and finds that mandated disclosure rarely works. But how could it? Who reads these disclosures? Who understands them? Who uses them to make better choices?

Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl Schneider put the regulatory problem in human terms. Most people find disclosures complex, obscure, and dull. Most people make choices by stripping information away, not layering it on. Most people find they can safely ignore most disclosures and that they lack the literacy to analyze them anyway. And so many disclosures are mandated that nobody could heed them all. Nor can all this be changed by simpler forms in plainer English, since complex things cannot be made simple by better writing. Furthermore, disclosure is a lawmakers' panacea, so they keep issuing new mandates and expanding old ones, often instead of taking on the hard work of writing regulations with bite.

Timely and provocative, More Than You Wanted to Know takes on the form of regulation we encounter daily and asks why we must encounter it at all.

Omri Ben-Shahar is the Leo and Eileen Herzel Professor of Law at the University of Chicago. His books includeBoilerplate: The Foundation of Market ContractsCarl E. Schneider is the Chauncey Stillman Professor of Law and professor of medicine at the University of Michigan. His books include The Practice of Autonomy: Patients, Doctors, and Medical Decisions.

Endorsement:

"Ben-Shahar and Schneider have written what for a long time will be the definitive work on regulations that require sellers of goods and services to provide information about their products that sellers will not voluntarily provide but that the regulators believe will help the consumers to make intelligent choices. Apparently these 'mandated disclosures' are ignored by the vast majority of consumers. The authors are unrelievedly negative about the efficacy of mandated disclosures. They are right to be. Their analysis is clear, comprehensive, and convincing."--Judge Richard A. Posner, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

"I read this book with rapt attention. It is magnificent. Ben-Shahar and Schneider have done a masterful job of setting out their case clearly, plainly, and persuasively."--Tom Baker, University of Pennsylvania

"Ben-Shahar and Schneider present a compelling argument. They contend that mandated disclosure is a policy failure that is not easily remedied."--Zev J. Eigen, Northwestern University

"Significant and original. The research is prodigious. I am not aware of another treatment of disclosure that crosses disciplinary lines to this extent, and the analysis is all the more worthwhile for it. Ben-Shahar and Schneider show how disclosures have become pervasive in our society yet are largely ignored and misunderstood."--Clayton Gillette, New York University

Table of Contents:

Preface ix
Part I - The Ubiquity of Mandated Disclosure 1
Chapter 1 Introduction 3
Chapter 2 Complex Decisions, Complex Disclosures 14
Chapter 3 The Failure of Mandated Disclosure 33
Part I - Why Disclosures Fail 55
Chapter 4 "Whatever": The Psychology of Mandated Disclosure 59
Chapter 5 Reading Disclosures 79
Chapter 6 The Quantity Question 94
Chapter 7 From Disclosure to Decision 107
Part III - Can Mandated Disclosure Be Saved? 119
Chapter 8 Make It Simple? 121
Chapter 9 The Politics of Disclosure 138
Chapter 10 Producing Disclosures 151
Chapter 11 At Worst, Harmless? 169
Chapter 12 Conclusion: Beyond Disclosurism 183
Notes 197
Index 225

May 28, 2014 in Books, Recent Scholarship | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

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1 783 Aftermarketfailure: Windows XP's End of Support 
Andrew Tutt 
Yale University - Information Society Project 
2 212 The Futility of Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Disclosure Regulation 
Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider 
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan Law School 
3 151 The FTC and Privacy and Security Duties for the Cloud 
Daniel J. Solove and Woodrow Hartzog 
George Washington University Law School and Samford University - Cumberland School of Law 
4 129 Public-Private Contracting and the Reciprocity Norm 
Wendy Netter Epstein 
DePaul University - College of Law 
5 120 Payment after Actavis 
Michael A. Carrier 
Rutgers University School of Law - Camden 
6 97 From Status to Contract: The Unhappy Case of Johann Sebastian Bach 
Yale Law School; NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice; University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
7 79 Good Faith in Contract: Why Australian Law is Incoherent 
John Carter 
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law 
8 70 The Incoherent Role of Bargaining Power in Contract Law 
Max N. Helveston and Michael S. Jacobs 
DePaul University - College of Law and DePaul University - College of Law 
9 68 The Expectation Measure and Its Discontents 
Shawn J. Bayern and Melvin A. Eisenberg 
Florida State University - College of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law 
10 68 The Europeanisation of Contract Law and the Proposed Common European Sales Law 
Hector Lewis MacQueen 
University of Edinburgh - School of Law 

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1 167 The Evolving Private International Law/Substantive Law Overlap in the European Union 
Ronald A. Brand 
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law 
2 139 Public Lands and the Federal Government's Compact-Based 'Duty to Dispose': A Case Study of Utah's H.B. 148 — The Transfer of Public Lands Act 
Donald J. Kochan 
Chapman University School of Law
3 129 Public-Private Contracting and the Reciprocity Norm 
Wendy Netter Epstein 
DePaul University - College of Law 
4 97 From Status to Contract: The Unhappy Case of Johann Sebastian Bach 
Yale Law School; NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice; University of Haifa - Faculty of La
5 79 Good Faith in Contract: Why Australian Law is Incoherent 
John Carter 
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
6 70 The Incoherent Role of Bargaining Power in Contract Law 
Max N. Helveston and Michael S. Jacobs 
DePaul University - College of Law and DePaul University - College of Law 
7 68 The Expectation Measure and Its Discontents 
Shawn J. Bayern and Melvin A. Eisenberg 
Florida State University - College of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
8 68 The Europeanisation of Contract Law and the Proposed Common European Sales Law 
Hector Lewis MacQueen 
University of Edinburgh - School of Law
9 60 Refining Rectification 
David McLauchlan 
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law 
10 57 Personal and Proprietary Remedies for Breach of Confidence: Nearer to Breach of Fiduciary Duty or Breach of Contract? 
Graham Virgo 
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law 

 

May 27, 2014 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

New in Print

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

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RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 781 Aftermarketfailure: Windows XP's End of Support 
Andrew Tutt 
Yale University - Information Society Project 
2 206 The Futility of Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Disclosure Regulation 
Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider 
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan Law School 
3 167 A Draft Australian Law of Contract 
Ted WrightM P Ellinghaus and D StL Kelly 
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law 
4 145 The FTC and Privacy and Security Duties for the Cloud 
Daniel J. Solove and Woodrow Hartzog 
George Washington University Law School and Samford University - Cumberland School of Law 
5 128 Public-Private Contracting and the Reciprocity Norm 
Wendy Netter Epstein 
DePaul University - College of Law
6 127 Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law 
Gregory Klass 
Georgetown University Law Center
7 124 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 
8 117 Payment after Actavis 
Michael A. Carrier 
Rutgers University School of Law - Camden 
9 99 Property as the Law of Democracy 
Joseph William Singer 
Harvard Law School 
10 94 Democratic Contract Law 
Martijn W. Hesselink 
University of Amsterdam - Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL

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1 161 The Evolving Private International Law/Substantive Law Overlap in the European Union 
Ronald A. Brand 
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law 
2 132 Public Lands and the Federal Government's Compact-Based 'Duty to Dispose': A Case Study of Utah's H.B. 148 — The Transfer of Public Lands Act 
Donald J. Kochan 
Chapman University School of Law 
3 128 Public-Private Contracting and the Reciprocity Norm 
Wendy Netter Epstein 
DePaul University - College of Law 
4 127 Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law 
Gregory Klass 
Georgetown University Law Center 
5 124 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 
6 94 Democratic Contract Law 
Martijn W. Hesselink 
University of Amsterdam - Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL) 
7 90 From Status to Contract: The Unhappy Case of Johann Sebastian Bach Jonathan Yovel 
Yale Law School; NYU School of Law - Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice; University of Haifa - Faculty of Law
8 69 The Incoherent Role of Bargaining Power in Contract Law 
Max N. Helveston and Michael S. Jacobs 
DePaul University - College of Law and DePaul University - College of Law
9 69 Good Faith in Contract: Why Australian Law is Incoherent 
John Carter 
University of Sydney - Faculty of Law 
10 58 The Expectation Measure and Its Discontents 
Shawn J. Bayern and Melvin A. Eisenberg 
Florida State University - College of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law 

 

 

May 20, 2014 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Friday, May 16, 2014

New in Print

Pile of BooksKevin E. Davis, moderator; Nicholas Bliss, Chantal Kordula, Kent Rowey, Ana Karina Esteves de Souza, & Carlos Umana, panelists, Public Private Partnerships in International Energy & Infrastructure Project Finance, 9 N.Y.U. J.L. & Bus. 729 (2013)

David G. Epstein, Timothy Archer & Shalayne Davis, Extrinsic Evidence, Parol Evidence, and the Parole Evidence Rule: A Call for Courts to Use the Reasoning of the Restatements Rather than the Rhetoric of Common Law, 44 N.M. L. Rev. 49 (2014)

Franco Ferrari, moderator; Matthieu de Boisseson, Inka Hanefeld, Mark Kantor, Ryan Reetz  & Laurence Shore, panelists, Multi-Party Arbitration Issues in International Project Finance Arbitration, 9 N.Y.U. J.L. & Bus. 759 (2013)

Daniel P. Graham, Nooree Lee & Katherine McDonald. Risk Allocation in State Health Care IT Contracting under the ACA, 43 Pub. Cont. L.J. 267 (2014)

Inka Hanefeld, Arbitration in Banking and Finance, 9 N.Y.U. J.L. & Bus. 917 (2013)

Stephen A. Plass, Using Pyett to Counter the Fall of Contract-Based Unionism in a Global Economy, 34 Berkeley J. Emp. & Lab. L. 219 (2013)

Val Ricks, Consideration and the Formation Defenses, 62 U. Kan. L. Rev. 315 (2013)

Arpan A. Sura & Robert A. DeRise, Conceptualizing Concepcion:The Continuing Viability of Arbitration Regulations, 62 U. Kan. L. Rev. 403 (2013)

Constance A. Wilkinson & Selena M. Brady, The Expansion of Federal Subcontractor Status to Health Care Providers, 43 Pub. Cont. L.J. 293 (2014)

 

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

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1 774 Aftermarketfailure: Windows XP's End of Support 
Andrew Tutt 
Yale University - Information Society Project 
2 199 The Futility of Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Disclosure Regulation 
Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider 
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan Law School 
3 165 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute 
4 163 A Draft Australian Law of Contract 
Ted WrightM P Ellinghaus and D StL Kelly 
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law 
5 135 The FTC and Privacy and Security Duties for the Cloud 
Daniel J. Solove and Woodrow Hartzog 
George Washington University Law School and Samford University - Cumberland School of Law 
6 124 Public-Private Contracting and the Reciprocity Norm 
Wendy Netter Epstein 
DePaul University - College of Law 
7 119 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 
8 119 Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law 
Gregory Klass 
Georgetown University Law Center 
9 114 Payment after Actavis 
Michael A. Carrier 
Rutgers University School of Law - Camden 
10 111 Boilerplate Shock 
Gregory H. Shill 
University of Denver Sturm College of Law 

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1 165 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute 
2 156 The Evolving Private International Law/Substantive Law Overlap in the European Union 
Ronald A. Brand 
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law 
3 133 Coasean Keep-Away: Voluntary Transaction Costs 
Jordan M. BarryJohn William Hatfield and Scott Duke Kominers 
University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University 
4 126 Public Lands and the Federal Government's Compact-Based 'Duty to Dispose': A Case Study of Utah's H.B. 148 — The Transfer of Public Lands Act 
Donald J. Kochan 
Chapman University School of Law 
5 124 Public-Private Contracting and the Reciprocity Norm 
Wendy Netter Epstein 
DePaul University - College of Law 
6 119 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 
7 119 Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law 
Gregory Klass 
Georgetown University Law Center 
8 91 Democratic Contract Law 
Martijn W. Hesselink 
University of Amsterdam - Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL) 
9 62 The Challenge of Co-Religionist Commerce 
Michael A. Helfand and Barak D. Richman 
Pepperdine University School of Law and Duke University - School of Law
10 62 The Incoherent Role of Bargaining Power in Contract Law 
Max N. Helveston and Michael S. Jacobs 
DePaul University - College of Law and DePaul University - College of Law 

May 13, 2014 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, May 8, 2014

New in Print: The Law of Contract Damages

Hart Publishing is delighted to give you information about their latest title

The Law of Contract Damages

By Adam Kramer

Kramer, DamagesThis is the first work to concentrate solely on damages for breach of contract and provides the most comprehensive and detailed treatment of the subject to date. Written by a commercial barrister and academic for both practitioners and scholars, this text explores the familiar principles and the more recent developments of those principles. To assist understanding and practicality, much of the book is arranged by reference to the type of the complaint (such as the mis-provision of services, the non-payment of money, or the temporary loss of use of property), rather than by the more traditional subject-matter specialisms (eg sale of goods, charterparties, surveyor's negligence). Tort decisions are drawn on to the extent that the applicable principles are the same as or usefully similar to those in contract, and there is also detailed coverage of many practically important but often neglected areas, such as damages for lost management time and the proper evidential approach to proving lost profits.

Adam Kramer is a Barrister at 3 Verulam Buildings and a former lecturer at the Universities of Durham and Oxford.

Please click here to view the table of contents for this book

April 2014   648pp   Hbk   9781849464079  RSP: £95 / US $190

Discount Price: £76 / US $152

Hart Publishing is delighted to offer you 20% discount.

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If you have any questions please contact Hart Publishing

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Telephone Number: 01865 517 530 Fax Number: 01865 510 710

Website: www.hartpub.co.uk   Hart Publishing Ltd. is registered in England No. 3307205

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

New in Print

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

SSRNSSRN Top Downloads For Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal
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1 763 Aftermarketfailure: Windows XP's End of Support 
Andrew Tutt 
Yale University - Information Society Project 
2 200 Soft Law in the Organization and General Conduct of Commercial Arbitration Proceedings 
Thomas Stipanowich 
Pepperdine University School of Law 
3 187 The Futility of Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Disclosure Regulation 
Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider 
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan Law School 
4 163 A Draft Australian Law of Contract 
Ted WrightM P Ellinghaus and D StL Kelly 
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law 
5 155 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute 
6 148 Intuitions About Contract Formation 
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan and David A. Hoffman 
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
7 116 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 
8 114 Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law 
Gregory Klass 
Georgetown University Law Center 
9 111 Payment after Actavis 
Michael A. Carrier 
Rutgers University School of Law - Camden 
10 108 Boilerplate Shock 
Gregory H. Shill 
University of Denver Sturm College of Law 

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RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 155 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute 
2 148 Intuitions About Contract Formation 
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan and David A. Hoffman 
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
3 141 The Evolving Private International Law/Substantive Law Overlap in the European Union 
Ronald A. Brand 
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law 
4 131 Coasean Keep-Away: Voluntary Transaction Costs 
Jordan M. BarryJohn William Hatfield and Scott Duke Kominers 
University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University 
5 119 Public Lands and the Federal Government's Compact-Based 'Duty to Dispose': A Case Study of Utah's H.B. 148 — The Transfer of Public Lands Act 
Donald J. Kochan 
Chapman University School of Law 
6 116 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 
7 114 Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law 
Gregory Klass 
Georgetown University Law Center 
8 107 Public-Private Contracting and the Reciprocity Norm 
Wendy Netter Epstein 
DePaul University - College of Law 
9 80 Democratic Contract Law 
Martijn W. Hesselink 
University of Amsterdam - Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL) 
10 61 The Challenge of Co-Religionist Commerce 
Michael A. Helfand and Barak D. Richman 
Pepperdine University School of Law and Duke University - School of Law 

May 6, 2014 in Recent Scholarship | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

New in Print

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

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1 745 Aftermarketfailure: Windows XP's End of Support 
Andrew Tutt 
Yale University - Information Society Project 
2 335 Will Ticket Scalpers Meet the Same Fate as Spinal Tap Drummers? The Sale and Resale of Concert and Sports Tickets 
Gregory M. Stein 
University of Tennessee College of Law 
3 199 Soft Law in the Organization and General Conduct of Commercial Arbitration Proceedings 
Thomas Stipanowich 
Pepperdine University School of Law 
4 159 A Draft Australian Law of Contract 
Ted WrightM P Ellinghaus and D StL Kelly 
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law 
5 148 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute 
6 146 The Futility of Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Disclosure Regulation 
Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider 
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan Law School 
7 145 Intuitions About Contract Formation 
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan and David A. Hoffman 
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
8 125 Sovereign Bonds and National Relativism: Can New York Law Contracts Safely Cross the Atlantic? 
Mathias Audit 
University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense 
9 108 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 
10 106 Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law 
Gregory Klass 
Georgetown University Law Cente

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1 148 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute 
2 145 Intuitions About Contract Formation 
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan and David A. Hoffman 
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
3 129 Coasean Keep-Away: Voluntary Transaction Costs 
Jordan M. BarryJohn William Hatfield and Scott Duke Kominers 
University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University 
4 125 Sovereign Bonds and National Relativism: Can New York Law Contracts Safely Cross the Atlantic? 
Mathias Audit 
University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense 
5 113 The Evolving Private International Law/Substantive Law Overlap in the European Union 
Ronald A. Brand 
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law 
6 109 Public Lands and the Federal Government's Compact-Based 'Duty to Dispose': A Case Study of Utah's H.B. 148 — The Transfer of Public Lands Act 
Donald J. Kochan 
Chapman University School of Law 
7 108 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 
8 106 Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law 
Gregory Klass 
Georgetown University Law Center 
9 77 The Utopian Promise of Private Law 
Hanoch Dagan 
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law 
10 75 Democratic Contract Law 
Martijn W. Hesselink 
University of Amsterdam - Centre for the Study of European Contract Law (CSECL) 

 

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

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Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

RECENT TOP PAPERS 

RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 723 Aftermarketfailure: Windows XP's End of Support 
Andrew Tutt 
Yale University - Information Society Project 
2 331 Will Ticket Scalpers Meet the Same Fate as Spinal Tap Drummers? The Sale and Resale of Concert and Sports Tickets 
Gregory M. Stein 
University of Tennessee College of Law 
3 198 Soft Law in the Organization and General Conduct of Commercial Arbitration Proceedings 
Thomas Stipanowich 
Pepperdine University School of Law 
4 156 A Draft Australian Law of Contract 
Ted WrightM P Ellinghaus and D StL Kelly 
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law 
5 142 Intuitions About Contract Formation 
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan and David A. Hoffman 
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
6 131 Text and Context: Contract Interpretation as Contract Design 
Ronald J. GilsonCharles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott 
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School 
7 125 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute 
8 123 Sovereign Bonds and National Relativism: Can New York Law Contracts Safely Cross the Atlantic? 
Mathias Audit 
University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense 
9 119 The Futility of Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Disclosure Regulation 
Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider 
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan Law School 
10 106 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 

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RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days  
21 Feb 2014 through 22 Apr 2014

RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 142 Intuitions About Contract Formation 
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan and David A. Hoffman 
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law 
2 130 Text and Context: Contract Interpretation as Contract Design 
Ronald J. GilsonCharles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott 
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School 
3 126 Coasean Keep-Away: Voluntary Transaction Costs 
Jordan M. BarryJohn William Hatfield and Scott Duke Kominers 
University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University 
4 125 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute 
5 123 Sovereign Bonds and National Relativism: Can New York Law Contracts Safely Cross the Atlantic? 
Mathias Audit 
University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense 
6 106 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 
7 99 Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law 
Gregory Klass 
Georgetown University Law Center 
8 95 The Political Economy of Regulating Contract 
Aditi Bagchi 
Fordham University School of Law 
9 84 Public Lands and the Federal Government's Compact-Based 'Duty to Dispose': A Case Study of Utah's H.B. 148 — The Transfer of Public Lands Act 
Donald J. Kochan 
Chapman University School of Law
10 74 The Utopian Promise of Private Law 
Hanoch Dagan 
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

New in Print

Pile of BooksKenneth A. Adams, Dysfunction in Contract Drafting: The Causes and the Cure (Reviewing Mitu Gulati & Robert E. Scott, The Three and a Half Minute Transaction: Boilerplate and the Limits of Contract Design (2013)), 15 Transactions: The Tenn. J. of Bus.L. 317 (2014)

Andrea J. Boyack, Sovereign Debt and The Three and A Half Minute Transaction: What Sticky Boilerplate Reveals about Contract Law and Practice (Reviewing Mitu Gulati and Robert E. Scott, The Three and A Half Minute Transaction: Boilerplate and the Limits of Contract Design), 35 Whittier L. Rev. 1 (2013)

Senator Elizabeth Warren, Stewart Macaulay: A Few Personal Reflections, 2013 Wisc. L. Rev. 1295

Richard R.W. Brooks, On the Empirical and the Lyrical: Review of Revisiting the Contracts Scholarship of Stewart Macaulay (Edited by Jean Braucher, John Kidwell & William C. Whitford) 2013 Wis. L. Rev. 1295-1354.

Emory LJ

THE 2013 RANDOLPH W. THROWER SYMPOSIUM
Privatization: Managing Liability and Reassessing Practices in Local and International Contexts 

ARTICLES 

Alex Kozinski & Andrew Bentz, Privatization and Its Discontents 

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

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RECENT TOP PAPERS 

RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 328 Will Ticket Scalpers Meet the Same Fate as Spinal Tap Drummers? The Sale and Resale of Concert and Sports Tickets 
Gregory M. Stein 
University of Tennessee College of Law 
2 196 Soft Law in the Organization and General Conduct of Commercial Arbitration Proceedings 
Thomas Stipanowich 
Pepperdine University School of Law
3 152 A Draft Australian Law of Contract 
Ted WrightM P Ellinghaus and D StL Kelly 
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law 
4 135 Intuitions About Contract Formation 
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan and David A. Hoffman 
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
5 121 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute 
6 120 Sovereign Bonds and National Relativism: Can New York Law Contracts Safely Cross the Atlantic? 
Mathias Audit 
University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense 
7 109 Text and Context: Contract Interpretation as Contract Design 
Ronald J. GilsonCharles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott 
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School 
8 102 The Futility of Cost Benefit Analysis in Financial Disclosure Regulation 
Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider 
University of Chicago Law School and University of Michigan Law School 
9 101 Boilerplate Shock 
Gregory H. Shill 
University of Denver Sturm College of Law 
10 99 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 

SSRN Top Downloads For LSN: Contracts (Topic)

RECENT TOP PAPERS 

RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 135 Intuitions About Contract Formation 
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan and David A. Hoffman 
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law
2 120 Sovereign Bonds and National Relativism: Can New York Law Contracts Safely Cross the Atlantic? 
Mathias Audit 
University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense 
3 120 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute
4 120 Coasean Keep-Away: Voluntary Transaction Costs 
Jordan M. BarryJohn William Hatfield and Scott Duke Kominers 
University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University 
5 109 Text and Context: Contract Interpretation as Contract Design 
Ronald J. GilsonCharles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott 
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School 
6 99 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 
7 94 The Political Economy of Regulating Contract 
Aditi Bagchi 
Fordham University School of Law
8 94 Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law 
Gregory Klass 
Georgetown University Law Center
9 73 The Utopian Promise of Private Law 
Hanoch Dagan 
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law 
10 71 Anti-Herding Regulation 
Ian Ayres and Joshua Mitts 
Yale University - Yale Law School and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

 

 

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

New in Print

Pile of Books Lisa  Tripp & Evan R. Hanson. AT&T v. Concepcion: The Problem of a False Majority, 23 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 1 (2013)

Adrian Roberto Villagomez Aleman, Book note (Reviewing Margaret L. Moses, The Principles and Practice of International Arbitration, 2nd ed.) 31 Berkeley J. Int'l L. 461 (2013)

Books: 

 Jack Graves, Learning Contracts (West 2014)

Learning Contracts relies on more than appellate opinions to teach students the law. Structured presentations, detailed explanations, illustrative examples, and helpful summaries provide for more efficient learning and understanding of basic doctrine in advance of class, thus facilitating a “flipped-classroom" approach. With this approach, much more of your valuable class time can be spent on problems—both those included at the end of each lesson for preparation by students before class and others provided in teaching materials for “real time” problem solving during class. This new book provides substantial coverage of common law, UCC Article 2, and the CISG (using a “comparative” approach) and can reasonably be completed in a 4 credit hour course, or liberally supplemented with skills-building exercises for a 5 or 6 credit hour course.

David G. Epstein, Bruce Markell & Lawrence Ponoroff, Cases and Materials on Contracts: Making and Doing Deals (West 2014)

Making and Doing Deals is a book that your students will learn from long after they graduate. It is also a book that should be fun for you to teach from.  It’s a book that students will enjoy, and, therefore, a book that they will read.  Since the First Edition, students have been reading Making and Doing Deals because the cases, problems, and text not only help them learn what they need to know as first-year law students, but also address the real-world problems and situations they will encounter after their final exam.

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

 

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Contracts & Commercial Law eJournal

RECENT TOP PAPERS
 

RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 327 Will Ticket Scalpers Meet the Same Fate as Spinal Tap Drummers? The Sale and Resale of Concert and Sports Tickets 
Gregory M. Stein 
University of Tennessee College of Law 
2 192 Soft Law in the Organization and General Conduct of Commercial Arbitration Proceedings 
Thomas Stipanowich 
Pepperdine University School of Law 
3 158 Non-State Law in the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Contracts 
Ralf Michaels 
Duke University - School of Law 
4 145 A Draft Australian Law of Contract 
Ted WrightM P Ellinghaus and D StL Kelly 
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law 
5 119 Intuitions About Contract Formation 
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan and David A. Hoffman 
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law 
6 118 Sovereign Bonds and National Relativism: Can New York Law Contracts Safely Cross the Atlantic? 
Mathias Audit 
University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense 
7 104 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute 
8 100 Text and Context: Contract Interpretation as Contract Design 
Ronald J. GilsonCharles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott 
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School 
9 97 Boilerplate Shock 
Gregory H. Shill 
University of Denver Sturm College of Law 
10 95 Foreclosure and the Failures of Formality, or Subprime Mortgage Conundrums and How to Fix Them 
Joseph William Singer 
Harvard Law School 

SSRN Top Downloads For
LSN: Contracts (Topic)

RECENT TOP PAPERS
 for all papers first announced in the last 60 days  

7 Feb 2014 through 8 Apr 2014

RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 158 Non-State Law in the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Contracts 
Ralf Michaels 
Duke University - School of Law 
2 119 Intuitions About Contract Formation 
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan and David A. Hoffman 
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law 
3 118 Sovereign Bonds and National Relativism: Can New York Law Contracts Safely Cross the Atlantic? 
Mathias Audit 
University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense 
4 114 Coasean Keep-Away: Voluntary Transaction Costs 
Jordan M. BarryJohn William Hatfield and Scott Duke Kominers 
University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University 
5 104 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute 
6 100 Text and Context: Contract Interpretation as Contract Design 
Ronald J. GilsonCharles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott 
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School 
7 94 Document Appreciation: Some Characteristics of Legal Documents (and Talking with Students About Them) 
Jay A. Mitchell 
Stanford Law School 
8 91 The Political Economy of Regulating Contract 
Aditi Bagchi 
Fordham University School of Law 
9 87 Cases and Controversies: Some Things to Do with Contracts Cases 
Charles L. Knapp 
University of California Hastings College of the Law 
10 79 Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law 
Gregory Klass 
Georgetown University Law Center 

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

New in Print

Pile of BooksFranco Ferrari, PIL and CISG: Friends or Foes? 31 J.L. & Com. 45 (2012-2013)

James D. Rendleman, Brave New World of Hosted Payloads, 39 J. Space L. 129 (2013)

 Maj. Travis P. Sommer, Getting the Job Done: Meaningfully Investigating Organizational Conflicts of Interest, Army Law. 16 (2013)

Dmytro V. Vorobey, CISG and Arbitration Clauses: Issues of Intent and Validity, 31 J.L. & Com. 135 (2012-2013)

In addition, we have this special issue on Larry Cunningham's Contracts in the Real World in the Washington Law Review

The Perspective of Law on Contract

Aditi Bagchi
88 Wash. L. Rev. 1227

View Abstract    Full Article

Contract Texts, Contract Teaching, Contract Law: Comment on Lawrence Cunningham, Contracts in the Real World

Brian H. Bix
88 Wash. L. Rev. 1251

View Abstract    Full Article

Real WorldReflections on Contracts in the Real World: History, Currency, Context, and Other Values

Lawrence A. Cunningham
88 Wash. L. Rev. 1265

View Abstract    Full Article

Contract Stories: Importance of the Contextual Approach to Law

Larry A. DiMatteo
88 Wash. L. Rev. 1287

View Abstract    Full Article

Contract as Pattern Language

Erik F. Gerding
88 Wash. L. Rev. 1323

View Abstract    Full Article

Cases and Controversies: Some Things to Do With Contracts Cases

Charles L. Knapp
88 Wash. L. Rev. 1357

View Abstract    Full Article

Unilateral Reordering in the Reel World

Jake Linford
88 Wash. L. Rev. 1395

View Abstract    Full Article

Unpopular Contracts and Why They Matter: Burying Langdell and Enlivening Students

Jennifer S. Taub
88 Wash. L. Rev. 1427

View Abstract    Full Article

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Weekly Top Tens from the Social Science Research Network

 

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RECENT TOP PAPERS
 for all papers first announced in the last 60 days 

31 Jan 2014 through 1 Apr 2014

 

RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 323 Will Ticket Scalpers Meet the Same Fate as Spinal Tap Drummers? The Sale and Resale of Concert and Sports Tickets 
Gregory M. Stein 
University of Tennessee College of Law 
2 261 The Two-Contract Approach to Liquidated Damages: A New Framework for Exploring the Penalty Clause Debate 
Michael Pressman 
University of Southern California 
3 187 Soft Law in the Organization and General Conduct of Commercial Arbitration Proceedings 
Thomas Stipanowich 
Pepperdine University School of Law 
4 155 Non-State Law in the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Contracts 
Ralf Michaels 
Duke University - School of Law
5 134 A Draft Australian Law of Contract 
Ted WrightM P Ellinghaus and D StL Kelly 
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law, University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law and University of Newcastle (Australia) - Faculty of Business and Law
6 116 Sovereign Bonds and National Relativism: Can New York Law Contracts Safely Cross the Atlantic? 
Mathias Audit 
University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense
7 114 Intuitions About Contract Formation 
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan and David A. Hoffman 
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law 
8 98 Text and Context: Contract Interpretation as Contract Design 
Ronald J. GilsonCharles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott 
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School 
9 94 Foreclosure and the Failures of Formality, or Subprime Mortgage Conundrums and How to Fix Them 
Joseph William Singer 
Harvard Law School 
10 93 Boilerplate Shock 
Gregory H. Shill 
University of Denver Sturm College of Law 

SSRN Top Downloads For LSN: Contracts (Topic)
RECENT TOP PAPERS
 for all papers first announced in the last 60 days  

31 Jan 2014 through 1 Apr 2014

RankDownloadsPaper Title
1 261 The Two-Contract Approach to Liquidated Damages: A New Framework for Exploring the Penalty Clause Debate 
Michael Pressman 
University of Southern California 
2 155 Non-State Law in the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Contracts 
Ralf Michaels 
Duke University - School of Law 
3 116 Sovereign Bonds and National Relativism: Can New York Law Contracts Safely Cross the Atlantic? 
Mathias Audit 
University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense 
4 114 Intuitions About Contract Formation 
Tess Wilkinson‐Ryan and David A. Hoffman 
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law 
5 112 Coasean Keep-Away: Voluntary Transaction Costs 
Jordan M. BarryJohn William Hatfield and Scott Duke Kominers 
University of San Diego School of Law, University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University 
6 98 Text and Context: Contract Interpretation as Contract Design 
Ronald J. GilsonCharles F. Sabel and Robert E. Scott 
Stanford Law School, Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School 
7 88 The Political Economy of Regulating Contract 
Aditi Bagchi 
Fordham University School of Law 
8 86 Cases and Controversies: Some Things to Do with Contracts Cases 
Charles L. Knapp 
University of California Hastings College of the Law 
9 82 Killing Conscience: The Unintended Behavioral Consequences of 'Pay For Performance' 
Lynn A. Stout 
Cornell Law School - Jack G. Clarke Business Law Institute 
10 71 The Utopian Promise of Private Law 
Hanoch Dagan 
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law 

 

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

New in Print