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ContractsProf Blog

ContractsProf Blog

Edited by Franklin G. Snyder, D. A. Jeremy Telman, Nancy S. Kim, Meredith R. Miller, Myanna Dellinger, Jeffrey L. Harrison and Michael Malloy.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/contractsprof_blog/
  • Sep 18

    Negotiations falling apart =/= a breach of contract

    Negotiations falling apart =/= a breach of contract
    If you, like me, just taught about letters of intent and also promissory estoppel, then here's a case with both for you, out of the District of Minnesota, City Center Realty Partners v. Macy's Retail Holdings, Civil No. 17-CV-528…
  • Sep 15

    California court finds broad arbitration clause unconscionable

    California court finds broad arbitration clause unconscionable
    A recent case out of California, Pimpo v. Fitness International, LLC, D071140 (behind paywall), finds an arbitration clause in a contract unenforceable due to unconscionability. In the case, Pimpo worked at one of Fitness International's…
  • Sep 15

    California Outlaws Forced Arbitration Clauses by Bank

    California Outlaws Forced Arbitration Clauses by Bank
    On Sept. 12, 2017, Senate Bill 33 was approved by the California Senate and now awaits Governor Brown’s approval before becoming law. The legislation was designed after the Wells Fargo scandal to block legal the legal tactic of keeping…
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Appellate Advocacy Blog

Appellate Advocacy Blog

Edited by David R. Cleveland, Kendall D. Isaac, Tonya Kowalski, Elizabeth Berenguer Megale and Randall L. Hodgkinson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/appellate_advocacy/
  • Sep 14

    Learned Thursdays: Let go the idea that legal analysis involves neatly boxing information.

    Learned Thursdays: Let go the idea that legal analysis involves neatly boxing information.
    This post is from one of our new co-editors, Ruth Anne Robbins, Distinguished Clinical Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School. Look for new co-editors in the upcoming weeks For seventy-five years, with the release of Snow White and the Seven...
  • Sep 11

    Guest Post: Dreamers or Illegal Aliens? Framing and Persuasion

    Guest Post: Dreamers or Illegal Aliens? Framing and Persuasion
    This is a guest post by UNLV Law Professor Linda Berger and Temple Law Professor Kathy Stanchi. This week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This announcement caused a public…
  • Sep 7

    Judge Poser - A Very Memorable Jurist!

    Judge Poser - A Very Memorable Jurist!
    As Tessa wrote earlier this week, Judge Posner, a staple of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeal, surprised more than a few folks when he announced his immediate retirement this week. The influential Chicago judge [is] known for his wit,...
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