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英美契約法基本原則與案例
出版社:新學林
出版日期:2021-09-30
ISBN:9789865261290
編號:2ED24
書系:東吳法學叢書、理律法學叢書
版別:1版
裝幀:平裝 16開 768頁
定價:920元 特價:84折!773
優惠期限:2021-10-31
參考分類(CAT):外國法教科書 ,外國法
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內容簡介
本書特色
「英美契約法/基本原則與案例」一書之編纂,係為提供基礎英美法教學與學習之用,內容包括「契約之構成」(Formation of the Contract)、「契約執行之基礎」(Basis for Enforcing the Contract)、「契約之解釋」(Interpretation and Construction of the Contract)、「履約、違約與抗辯事由」(Performance, Nonperformance and Defenses)及「違約救濟」(Remedies for Breach of the Contract)等。
本書各章節內容主要分為兩大部分,即相關基本原則摘要及重要案例選錄。原則摘要部分為便於入門瞭解,係以中文為之,協助讀者建立對英美契約法之架構性認識,案例部分則係針對章節主題進行節錄編輯,期能協助讀者在具備基本原則認識的前提下,進行實際判決之深入研讀,除理解英美法之相關法律原理原則外,並能學習增進法理論證之能力。
 
 
編著者簡介
姚思遠
東吳大學法學院教授
愛荷華大學法學博士
美國加州律師
 
黃心怡
東吳大學法學院副教授
杜蘭大學法學博士
美國加州律師考試合格
 
 
目錄
I. INTRODUCTION 1
 
II. FORMATION OF THE CONTRACT 3
 Chapter 1. Intent to be Bound 3
  LUCY v. ZEHMER 4
  LEO F. PIAZZA PAVING CO. v. BEBEK & BRKICH 8
  LEONARD v. PEPSICO, INC. 12
  KOLODZIEJ v. MASON 16
 Chapter 2. What is an Offer? 22
  SEARLES v. TRUSTEES OF ST. JOSEPH’S COLLEGE 23
  LEFKOWITZ v. GREAT MINNEAPOLIS SURPLUS STORE, INC. 25
  IZADI v. MACHADO (GUS) FORD, INC. 27
  DYNO CONST. CO. v. McWANE, INC. 30
 Chapter 3. What is an Acceptance? 35
  (a) Mirror Image Rule 37
   ARDENTE v. HORAN 37
   GRESSER v. HOTZLER 40
  (b) Battle of Forms 44
   DORTON v. COLLINS & AIKMAN CORP. 44
   C. ITOH (AMERICA) INC. v. JORDAN INT’L CO. 48
   BAYWAY REFINING CO. v. OXYGENATED MARKETING & TRADING A.G. 52
  (c) Methods of Acceptance 59
   MORRISON v. THOELKE 59
   WORMS v. BURGESS 66
   RAGOSTA v. WILDER 70
   DAVIS v. JACOBY 72
   DeARMOND v. HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. 78
   FELDMAN v. GOOGLE, INC. 84
 Chapter 4. Duration of the Power of Acceptance 91
  (a) Revocation by Offeror 94
   DICKINSON v. DODDS 94
   MD DRILLING AND BLASTING, INC. v. MLS CONST., LLC 96
  (b) Expiration or Lapse of the Offer 99
   AKERS v. SEDBERRY 99
   22 WEST MAIN ST., INC. v. BOGUSZEWSKI 102
  (c) Other Events Terminate the Power of Acceptance 104
   FAMILY VIDEO MOVIE CLUB, INC. v. HOME FOLKS, INC. 104
  (d) Offer as Option Contract and Firm Offer 108
   1464-EIGHT, LTD. v. JOPPICH 108
   MID-SOUTH PACKERS, INC. v. SHONEY’S, INC. 113
 Chapter 5. Can Silence be Treated as Acceptance? 116
  (a) Silence as Acceptance? 117
   PRIDE v. LEWIS 117
   MOORE v. KUEHN 121
  (b) Implied-in-Fact and Implied-In-Law Contract 124
   SYMONS v. HEATON 124
   FERROUS PRODUCTS CO., INC. v. GULF STATES TRADING CO., INC. 127
   MATTER OF ESTATE OF ZENT 130
 
III. BASIS FOR ENFORCING THE CONTRACT 135
 Chapter 1. Consideration 135
  Section 1. Definition and Purpose of Consideration 136
   SCHNELL v. NELL 137
   HAMER v. SIDWAY 139
   BAEHR v. PENN-O-TEX OIL CORP. 142
   LABRIOLA v. POLLARD GROUP, INC. 144
   FIRST WISCONSIN NATIONAL BANK v. OBY 150
   BOB ACRES, LLC v. SCHUMACHER FARMS, LLC 153
  Section 2. Adequacy or Value of Consideration 156
   LINGENFELDER v. THE WAINWRIGHT BREWING CO. 158
   COHEN v. SABIN 160
   HARRINGTON v. HARRINGTON 163
   PICK KWIK FOOD STORES, INC. v. TENSER 166
   RACCOON VALLEY STATE BANK v. GRATIAS 167
   LARSON v. GREEN TREE FINANCIAL CORP. 170
 Chapter 2. Promissory Estoppel 176
  HOFFMAN v. RED OWL STORES, INC. 177
  WHEELER v. WHITE 182
  D & G STOUT, INC. v. BACARDI IMPORTS, INC. 185
  MARKER v. PREFERRED FIRE INS. CO. 190
  RAGOSTA v. WILDER 193
 Chapter 3. Mistakes 194
  SHERWOOD v. WALKER 195
  DOVER POOL & RACQUET CLUB v. BROOKING 199
  NELSON v. RICE 201
  SUMEREL v. GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER CO. 205
  DONOVAN v. RRL CORP. 211
 Chapter 4. Capacity to Contract 216
  ROBERTSON v. KING 217
  MULLER v. CES CREDIT UNION 220
  ORTELERE v. TEACHERS’ RETIREMENT BOARD 223
  HERNANDEZ v. BANKS 226
 Chapter 5. Must the Agreement be Fair? 234
  Section 1. Lacking of Free Consent 234
   CROSS v. LEDFORD 235
   FOX v. PIERCEY 239
   S.P. DUNHAM & CO. v. KUDRA 245
   RICH & WHILLOCK, INC. v. ASHTON DEVELOPMENT, INC. 246
   BERARDI v. MEADOWBROOK MALL CO. 249
   DUNES HOSPITALITY, LLC v. COUNTRY KITCHEN INT’L, INC. 252
   IN RE ESTATE OF WADE 255
  Section 2. The Adhesion Contract and Unconscionability 261
   WILLIAMS v. WALKER-THOMAS FURNITURE CO. 262
   MAXWELL v. FIDELITY FINANCIAL SERVICE, INC. 264
   WISCONSIN AUTO TITLE LOANS, INC. v. JONES 270
 Chapter 6. Illegality 278
  OLSON v. MOLZEN 278
  CENTRAL ADJUSTMENT BUREAU, INC. v. INGRAM 282
  McCONNELL v. COMMONWEALTH PICTURES CORP. 290
 
IV. INTERPRETATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE CONTRACT 293
 Chapter 1. Parol Evidence Rule 293
  YOCCA v. PITTSBURGH STEELERS SPORTS, INC. 294
  STATE EX REL. MISSOURI HIGHWAY AND TRANSP. COMMISSION v. MARYVILLE LAND PARTNERSHIP 300
  McGUIRE v. SCHNEIDER, INC. 308
  SNYDER v. HERBERT GREENBAUM & ASSOCIATES, INC. 312
 Chapter 2. Interpretation 316
  C & A CONST. CO. v. BENNING CONST. CO. 317
  SPECTRUM ENTERPRISES, INC. v. HELM CORP. 324
  PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC CO. v. G. W. THOMAS DRAYAGE & RIGGING CO. 326
  TRIDENT CENTER v. CONNECTICUT GENERAL LIFE INS. CO. 328
  FRIGALIMENT IMPORTING CO. v. B.N.S. INT’L SALES CORP. 334
 Chapter 3. Reasonable Expectations — Ignoring the Words 339
  C & J FERTILIZER, INC. v. ALLIED MUTUAL INS. CO. 339
  MAX TRUE PLASTERING CO. v. U.S. FIDELITY AND GUAR. CO. 347
  DEVCON INT’L. CORP. v. RELIANCE INS. CO. 352
 
V. PERFORMANCE, NONPERFORMANCE, AND DEFENSES 359
 Chapter 1. Conditions 359
  Section 1. In General 359
   MERRITT HILL VINEYARDS v. WINDY HEIGHTS VINEYARD 360
   OPPENHEIMER & CO. v. OPPENHEIM, APPEL, DIXON & CO. 362
   DORN v. STANHOPE STEEL, INC. 367
   VUAGNIAUX v. KORTE 373
   PITTMAN v. CANHAM 376
   K & G CONSTRUCTION CO. v. HARRIS 379
  Section 2. Waiver of Condition 385
   MENDOZA v. COMSAT CORP. 385
   CLARK v. WEST 391
   ROSE v. MITSUBISHI INT’L. CORP. 395
  Section 3. Condition of Satisfaction 399
   PENNINGTON v. HOWLAND 399
   GOLDEN v. WORLDVISION ENTERPRISES, INC. 402
   MORIN BLDG. PRODUCTS CO., INC. v. BAYSTONE CONST., INC. 404
  Section 4. Strict Compliance of the Condition? 408
   GULF CONST. CO., INC. v. SELF 408
   JACKSON v. HOLMES 413
   ARVILLA MOTEL, INC. v. SHRIVER 416
 Chapter 2. Performance, Nonperformance and Anticipatory Breach 419
  Section 1. Substantial Performance 419
   FORMIGLI CORP. v. FOX 420
   RAMIREZ v. AUTOSPORT 426
   Section 2. Nonpayment 432
   PLOTNICK v. PENNSYLVANIA SMELTING & REFINING CO. 433
   CASSIDY PODELL LYNCH, INC. v. SNYDERGENERAL CORP. 436
  Section 3. Potential Nonpayment 442
   INDUSSA CORP. v. RELIABLE STAINLESS STEEL SUPPLY CO. 443
   H. LYNN WHITE, INC. v. LEFTWICH 446
   NORCON POWER PARTNERS, L.P. v. NIAGARA MOHAWK POWER CORP. 448
   CAROLINA CONSULTING CORP. v. AJAX PAVING INDUSTRIES, INC. OF FLORIDA 455
  Section 4. Anticipatory Breach 458
   2401 PENN. AVE. v. FEDERATION OF JEWISH AGENCIES 458
   QK HEALTHCARE INC. v. INSOURCE, INC. 466
 Chapter 3. Defenses 474
  Section 1. Changed or Unforeseen Circumstances 474
   (a) Impossibility 475
    OPERA CO. OF BOSTON v. WOLF TRAP FOUNDATION 
    FOR PERFORMING ARTS 475
    KEL KIM CORP. v. CENTRAL MARKETS, INC. 484
    PHOENIX TITLE & TRUST CO. v. GRIMES 486
   (b) Impracticability 489
    NORTHERN INDIANA PUBLIC SERVICE CO. v. CARBON COUNTY COAL CO. 489
    FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT CO. v. WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORP. 496
   (c) Frustration of Purpose 513
    KRELL v. HENRY 513
    CHASE PRECAST CORP. v. JOHN J. PAONESSA CO., INC. 517
  Section 2. Modification and Novation 521
   (a) Modification 521
    ARTHUR J. GALLAGHER & CO. v. DIETERICH 521
    FIELDS EXCAVATING, INC. v. McWANE, INC. 526
   (b) Novation 532
    FULCRUM CENTRAL v. AUTOTESTER, INC. 532
    STEWART v. JOHNSON 536
   Section 3. Waiver 538
    BILLMAN v. V.I. EQUITIES CORP. 538
    TRELLTEX, INC. v. INTECX, LLC 543
    BMC INDUSTRIES, INC. v. BARTH INDUSTRIES, INC. 548
    QUALITY PRODUCTS AND CONCEPTS CO. v. NAGEL PRECISION, INC. 556
 Chapter 4. Statute of Frauds 562
  ALA, INC. v. CCAIR, INC. 563
  ROSSBERG v. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. 568
  NELSON v. ELWAY 570
 
VI. REMEDIES FOR BREACH OF THE CONTRACT 575
 Chapter 1. The Expectation Measure 575
  Section 1. General Principles 576
   (a) Measure of Damages in General 576
    HAWKINS v. McGEE 576
    FATHER’S HOUSE INT’L, INC. v. KURGUZ 579
   (b) Breach By The Seller 583
    MILWAUKEE VALVE CO., INC. v. MISHAWAKA BRASS MFG., INC. 583
    JEWELL-RUNG AGENCY, INC. v. HADDAD ORGANIZATION, LTD. 587
    MATTER OF LIFEGUARD INDUSTRIES, INC. 592
   (c) Breach by the Buyer 596
    R.E. DAVIS CHEMICAL CORP. v. DIASONICS, INC. 596
    NOBS CHEMICAL, U.S.A., INC. v. KOOPERS CO., INC. 601
    MEXAMERICAN HIDES S.A. v. CENTRAL INTERN. CO. 605
  Section 2. Limitation 608
   (a) Foreseeable 609
    HADLEY v. BAXENDALE 609
    O’TOOLE v. NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP. 612
    DAKOTA GRAIN CO., INC. v. EHRMANTROUT 615
    b) Reasonably Certain 620
    HENDRICKS & ASSOCIATES, INC. v. DAEWOO CORP. 620
    FITZ v. COUTINHO 625
   (c) Duty to Mitigate Damages 630
    OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS v. RODRIGUEZ 630
    FRENCHTOWN SQUARE PARTNERSHIP v. LEMSTONE, INC. 633
   (d) Economic Waste 635
    PEEVYHOUSE v. GARLAND COAL & MIN. CO. 635
    BLB AVIATION SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC v. JET LINX AVIATION, LLC 641
  Section 3. Liquidated Damages 646
   WASSERMAN’S INC. v. TOWNSHIP OF MIDDLETOWN 646
   DIFFLEY v. ROYAL PAPERS, INC. 655
   SMART OIL, LLC v. DW MAZEL, LLC 657
 Chapter 2. The Reliance Measure 662
  CHICAGO COLISEUM CLUB v. DEMPSEY 663
  SECURITY STOVE & MFG. CO. v. AMERICAN RY. EXPRESS CO. 668
  MERRY GENTLEMAN, LLC v. GEORGE AND LEONA PRODUCTIONS, INC. 675
 Chapter 3. The Restitution Measure 677
  OCEAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC. v. BUBECK 677
  FISHKIN v. SUSQUEHANNA PARTNERS, G.P. 680
 Chapter 4. Equitable Measure 683
  Section 1. Specific Performance 683
   FAZZIO v. MASON 684
   VAN WAGNER ADV. CORP. v. S & M ENTERS. 691
   RUDDOCK v. FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF LAKE FOREST 696
   ROQUEMORE & HALL v. MITCHELL BROS. 703
   FELCH v. FINDLAY COLLEGE 705
  Section 2. Injunction 707
   ASI BUSINESS SOLUTIONS, INC. v. OTSUKA AMERICA PHARM., INC. 708
   MOHANTY v. ST. JOHN HEART CLINIC, S.C. 714
   WALGREEN CO. v. SARA CREEK PROPERTY CO. 726
  Section 3. Rescission and Restitution 729
   CARUSO v. MOY 730
   LUMSDEN v. LAWING 734
   POTTER v. OSTER 741
   FAZIO v. CYPRESS/GR HOUSTON I, L.P. 745