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Selected CALI Lessons: Contract Law
The following is a sampling of CALI lessons that cover issues addressed in Contracts classes.
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This lesson deals with one aspect of contract formation, acceptance. In this lesson, you will learn how a party can accept an offer at common law, issues such as the manner of acceptance, who can accept, silence as acceptance, rejection and counter-offer. The lesson ends with a short analysis exercise on the subject of acceptance.
Accord and Satisfaction
This lesson explores discharge of a debt by accord and satisfaction. It can be run either as an introduction to the study of accord and satisfaction or as a review after you have completed your study.
Bilateral and Unilateral Contracts
This lesson explores the distinction between bilateral contracts (where both parties make promises) and unilateral ones (where only one party makes a promise) and the effect on the obligations of the parties resulting from the classification. This lesson ends with an analysis exercise on unilateral and bilateral contracts.
Consideration: The Basics of Consideration and the Bargain Theory
This lesson takes a look at the basic aspects of the contractual element of consideration.
This lesson provides an overview of the subject of defenses and introduces the user to the lessons that follow: Void, Voidable, and Unenforceable Contracts; Illegal Promises; Lack of Capacity; Duress and Undue Influence; Unjust Terms (Unconscionability); Fraud and Misrepresentation; Misunderstanding and Mistake and Statute of Frauds.