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Reliance (Promissory Estoppel): Discussions in Contracts

February 2nd, 2021 · Comments Off on Reliance (Promissory Estoppel): Discussions in Contracts · Contracts, Lawdibles Audio

The topic of this podcast by Professor Jennifer S. Martin is when agreements that are not enforceable as contracts because they are not supported by consideration are nevertheless enforceable due to reliance on the promise, often referred to as promissory estoppel. It discusses reliance as it pertains to gift promises, including charitable donations. The podcast […]

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Agreements Lacking Consideration: Gift Promises – Discussions in Contracts

December 14th, 2020 · Comments Off on Agreements Lacking Consideration: Gift Promises – Discussions in Contracts · Contracts, Lawdibles Audio

This podcast by Professor Jennifer S. Martin considers when agreements are not enforceable as contracts because they are not supported by consideration due to the fact that the promise is a gift. Analyzing hypotheticals, the podcast examines common situations involving gift promises, including conditional gifts, and charitable promises. Cases discussed include Schnell v. Nell, 17 Ind. […]

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