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Discussions in Contracts: Statute of Frauds

November 21st, 2017 · Comments Off on Discussions in Contracts: Statute of Frauds · Contracts, Lawdibles Audio

The topic of this podcast by Professor Jennifer Martin is the basic concepts related to the types of contracts governed by the statute of frauds — that is, statutes that require evidence of the contract in writing. More particularly, we will look at the categories of contracts governed by the statute, what type of writing […]

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Discussions in Contracts: Statute of Frauds under UCC § 2-201

November 21st, 2017 · Comments Off on Discussions in Contracts: Statute of Frauds under UCC § 2-201 · Contracts, Lawdibles Audio

The topic of this podcast by Professor Jennifer Martin is the basic concepts related Article 2’s statute of frauds. More particularly, we will look at when a contract is governed by § 2-201, the exceptions to the writing requirement of § 2-201, and what type of writing when required is satisfactory. Section 2-201 only applies when […]

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Discussions in Contracts: Invitations to Negotiate

November 17th, 2017 · Comments Off on Discussions in Contracts: Invitations to Negotiate · Contracts, Lawdibles Audio

The topic of this podcast, by Professor Jennifer Martin,  is the basic concepts related to invitations to negotiate or preliminary negotiations and other types of communications that are not offers. In particular, we will look at the basic attributes of advertisements, price quotations, invitations to bid, and auction sales. At the conclusion of this podcast you […]

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Discussions in Contracts: Option Contracts and Firm Offers

November 2nd, 2017 · Comments Off on Discussions in Contracts: Option Contracts and Firm Offers · Contracts, Lawdibles Audio

The topic of this podcast by Professor Jennifer Martin is how to determine whether the offeror can terminate the offer or whether the offer is irrevocable. Recall that a contract is a promise or set of promises which the law enforces. Ordinarily, the manifestation of mutual assent takes place by virtue of an offer by the […]

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Discussions in Contracts: Duration of Offers

October 24th, 2017 · Comments Off on Discussions in Contracts: Duration of Offers · Contracts, Lawdibles Audio

The topic of this podcast by Professor Jennifer Martin is how to determine the duration of the power of acceptance in the offeree and whether that power of acceptance has been terminated. Recall that a contract is a promise or set of promises which the law enforces. Ordinarily, the manifestation of mutual assent takes place […]

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Discussions in Contracts: Acceptance

October 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on Discussions in Contracts: Acceptance · Contracts, Lawdibles Audio

The topic of this podcast by Professor Jennifer Martin is the basic concepts related to acceptance of an offer. Acceptance is simply the name given to the action of an offeree in making the offeror’s promise enforceable. This podcast will look at the basic attributes of acceptance, as well as specific issues related to the […]

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Discussions in Contracts: Manner of Acceptance: Bilateral and Unilateral Contracts

October 20th, 2017 · Comments Off on Discussions in Contracts: Manner of Acceptance: Bilateral and Unilateral Contracts · Contracts, Lawdibles Audio

This podcast by Professor Jennifer Martin explains how to determine if the offer is one that can be accepted by a return promise, a return promise or performance, or whether a return performance is required. Sometimes you will hear reference to bilateral and unilateral contracts. The terms bilateral and unilateral do not relate to the number […]

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Discussions in Contracts: Offer

October 18th, 2017 · Comments Off on Discussions in Contracts: Offer · Contracts, Lawdibles Audio

The topic of this podcast by Professor Jennifer Martin is the basic concepts related to offers. In particular, the podcast examines the basic attributes of offers and also looks at the particular types of communications that are typically not offers, such as advertisements and price quotations. Cases discussed include Lefkowitz v. Great Minneapolis Surplus Store (fur coat […]

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Payment Systems: Liability of the Parties on a Negotiable Instrument

September 11th, 2017 · Comments Off on Payment Systems: Liability of the Parties on a Negotiable Instrument · Lawdibles Audio, Negotiable Instruments

This podcast by Professor Jennifer Martin discusses the basics of who is liable on a negotiable instrument and to whom. Why is this important? Oftentimes an examination question will simply ask who’s liable. It is important to use the correct legal terminology when describing responsible parties and claims and to organize claims either by responsible […]

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Payment Systems: Who Can Enforce a Negotiable Instrument

September 11th, 2017 · Comments Off on Payment Systems: Who Can Enforce a Negotiable Instrument · Lawdibles Audio, Negotiable Instruments

In this podcast Professor Jennifer Martin explains who has the right to enforce a negotiable instrument. The podcast will also discuss enforcement of lost, destroyed, or stolen instruments. Correct terminology is important and this podcast covers terms such as holder, negotiation, person entitled to enforce (PETE), presentment, and dishonor. At the conclusion of this podcast, […]

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