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Download recordings of cases commonly read in first and second year courses.



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Contracts: Summaries and Explanations

Get started with these books aimed at law school students.

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Acing Contracts: A Checklist Approach to Contracts Law - Suzanne Darrow-Kleinhaus
Call Number: Law School KF801.Z9 D37 2010
ISBN: 0314171711
Publication Date: 2010

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Understanding Contracts - Jeffrey Thomas Ferriell
Call Number: Law School KF801.Z9 F46 2009
ISBN: 1422429628
Publication Date: 2009

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Calamari and Perillo on Contracts - Joseph M. Perillo.
Call Number: Reserve KF801 .C26 2009x
ISBN: 0314181431
Publication Date: 6th ed. 2009
Hornbook Series, Student Edition

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Concepts and case analysis in the law of contracts - by Marvin A. Chirelstein.
Call Number: Law School KF801 .C44 2010x
ISBN: 1599417766
Publication Date: 6th ed. 2010
Concepts and Insights Series

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Contracts: Examples and Explanations - Brian A. Blum
Call Number: Law School Reserve KF801 .B58 2007
ISBN: 0735562415
Publication Date: 4th ed., 2007
Examples & Explanations Series

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Contracts Stories - Douglas G. Baird
Call Number: Law School KF801.A7 C66x 2007
ISBN: 1587787210
Publication Date: 2007

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Contracts in a Nutshell - by Claude D. Rohwer, Anthony M. Skrocki.
Call Number: KF801.Z9 R62 2010x
ISBN: 9780314925640
Publication Date: 7th ed. 2010
West Nutshell Series


Contracts in Depth

Go deeper with these leading works on contracts or search the HOLLIS catalog for more sources.

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Corbin on Contracts - by Arthur Linton Corbin.  Icon
Call Number: Law School KF801 .C65 1993
ISBN: 0314018816
Publication Date: 1993-
Available in print or via Lexis

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Farnsworth on Contracts - E. Allan Farnsworth
Call Number: Law School Reserve KF801 .F367 2004
ISBN: 0735546053
Publication Date: 2004-01-01
3 volumes plus supplements

Williston on Contracts - Lord, Richard A.  Icon
Call Number: Law School KF801 .L67 1990
Publication Date: 4th ed. 1990-
Available in print and on Westlaw

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Law and the Multiverse: Superheroes, Supervillains and the Law

has put together  a six-part series discussing the issues raised by Bilbo Baggins's contract in the movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.


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