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    J.H. Verkerke, University of Virginia

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    Publisher: CALI's eLangdell® Press

    Language: English

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    Table of Contents

    VI. Identifying and Interpreting the Terms of an Agreement

    • 1 The Common Law Parol Evidence Rule
    • 2. The UCC Parol Evidence Rule
    • 3 Interpretation

    VII. Remedies for Breach

    • 1 Monetary Damages
    • 2 Specific Performance
    • 3 Limitations on Damages
    • 4 Cost of Completion vs. Difference in Value
    • 5 Liquidated Damages

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    About the Book

    This is Volume 3 in a three volume series written for Contracts Law. Its former title is "Collaborative Teaching Materials for Contracts."

    The first semester of law school is mostly about learning to speak a new legal language (but emphatically not “legalese”), to formulate and evaluate legal arguments, to become comfortable with the distinctive style of legal analysis. We could teach these skills using almost any legal topic. But we begin the first-year curriculum with subjects that pervade the entire field of law. Contract principles have a long history and they form a significant part of the way that lawyers think about many legal problems. As you will discover when you study insurance law, employment law, family law, and dozens of other practice areas, your knowledge of contract doctrine and theory will be invaluable.

    About the Contributors


    J.H. (Rip) Verkerke is a professor of law and director of the Program for Employment and Labor Law Studies at the University of Virginia School of Law. He earned an M.Phil. in economics and a J.D. from Yale University. He joined the UVA Law School faculty in 1991 after clerking for Judge Ralph K. Winter, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Verkerke teaches contracts, several employment law courses and a seminar on behavioral economic analysis of law.

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