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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: 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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The Relationship Between Law School and Jobs

August 21st, 2013 · Comments Off on The Relationship Between Law School and Jobs · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

Professor Glesner Fines discusses the relationship between law school and jobs. This is the fifth and final podcast from Professor Glesner Fines that accompanies her book “Materials for Law School Success,” available for free from CALI’s eLangdell® Press. Professor Glesner Fines has written numerous CALI lessons on a variety of legal topics. Her lessons are listed […]

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Improving Exam Taking Skills by Reviewing Last Semester’s Exams

August 21st, 2013 · Comments Off on Improving Exam Taking Skills by Reviewing Last Semester’s Exams · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

Professor Glesner Fines explains why you should re-visit last semester’s law school exams to improve your performance this semester and to ensure that you know the subject for use in law practice. Her suggestions include how best to review your own exam and how to prepare for a meeting with your former professor to discuss […]

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Outlining for Law School Exams

August 21st, 2013 · Comments Off on Outlining for Law School Exams · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

Professor Glesner Fines explains how create an outline for your law school class that reflects what you have learned and prepares you for your exam. This podcast is the third in a series of Lawdibles from Professor Glesner Fines. The series of podcasts accompanies her book “Materials for Law School Success,” available for free from […]

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