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Basic Contract Law for Paralegals (Instant Digital Access Code Only)

  • Edition : 9th, 2018
  • Author(s) : Jeffrey A. Helewitz
    • ISBN: 9781454896289
    • SKU: 233715V
    • Format: VitalSource eBook/ePub


    List Price: $150.00

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Basic Contract Law for Paralegals is a clear, comprehensive, and straightforward introduction to all of the basics of contract law, specifically designed for paralegal students. Lively examples and well-crafted pedagogy cover all key topics in a contracts course—from offer, acceptance, and consideration, to discharge of obligations, and remedies. An appendix of twelve sample contracts provides a useful ongoing reference tool for paralegals working with contracts.


  • Comprehensive coverage of all the key topics.
  • A culminating chapter walks students through the process of drafting a simple contract.
  • Clearly written text and lively examples help students understand the law.
  • Well-crafted pedagogy includes chapter overviews, highlighted examples, key terms, review questions, sample clauses for analysis, edited cases, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter exercises
  • Manageable length makes this book ideal for shorter courses.

New cases provide up-to-date coverage of: 

  • Express and implied contracts and promissory estoppel 
  • Bilateral and unilateral contracts
  • The mirror image rule and acceptance
  • Consideration
  • Implied-in-fact conditions and conditions precedent
  • Third party beneficiaries
  • Anticipatory repudiation and how to measure damages.