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American Contract Law I, Yale University

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About this Course

American Contract Law I (along with its sister course Contracts II) provides a comprehensive overview of contract law in the United States. The course covers most of the key concepts found in a first year law school class. Each lecture is based on one or more common-law cases, integrating legal doctrines with policy discussions. The course also covers key sections from the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), which governs the sale of goods. By the end of the course, the learner should be able to understand: Formation: how a valid and enforceable contract is created, including concepts such as offer, acceptance, consideration, and promissory estoppel....

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Feb 14, 2019

Exceptional course! Loved it. Would highly recommend.

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Mar 15, 2019

Very good. Thanks.

By John Love

Mar 14, 2019

Great course by any measure!

By Nina

Mar 10, 2019

Hard but very interesting!

By Ahmer Jamil Khan

Feb 14, 2019

Exceptional course! Loved it. Would highly recommend.

By Piotr Glabisz

Jan 31, 2019

A very good course for non-lawyers or lawyers from outside the common law system. Allows to understand the basics of the US contract law. A great opportunity to take a different look on contracts - other than the continental Europe perspective .