英美契約法:基本原則與案例[1版/2021年9月]
    編/著者: 姚思遠/黃心怡
    出版社:新學林
    出版日期:2021-09-30
    ISBN:9789865261290
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    優惠期限:2022-01-30

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    「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。
    作者介紹
    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
    目次
    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