Course Description

Contracts | L4175

This required course includes consideration of the restatement of contracts and the relevant provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code. Legal protection accorded contracts: remedies and measure of recovery; damages; specific performance; restitution. Elements of agreement: preliminary negotiations; agreements unenforceable for indefiniteness; mutual assent. Consideration and the seal; bases of contractual liability; consideration; reliance and estoppel; mutuality. Problems of offer and acceptance; termination of offeree's power of acceptance; contracts concluded by correspondence; unilateral contacts--notice, knowledge; revocation of offer; contracts implied from conduct; special problems of consideration; third-party beneficiaries; assignment; effects of changes or unforeseen circumstances; conditions in contracts; problems of draftsmanship: express and implied conditions; conditions precedent, subsequent and concurrent; severability of contract provisions; procedures after default and The Statue of Frauds.

Prerequisites: None
Credit Hours: 4
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)

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Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208

PH  (303) 871-6000

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