Casebook on Contract Law 13th Edition
Jill Poole’s bestselling Casebook on Contract Law provides students with a comprehensive selection of case law, addressing all aspects of the subject encountered on undergraduate courses. Extracts have been carefully chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts, and to show how legal principles develop. Cases can either be analysed and discussed in isolation or, taken as a whole, the selection of cases form chapters providing a structured overview of the modern law of contract. Online Resource Centre The casebook is fully supported by an Online Resource Centre, which provides: – Self-test questions and answers – Guidance on answering questions in contract law – Exercises and guidance on reading cases – An opportunity for students to ask the author any questions.
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About the Author
Ursula Smartt lectures at the University of Surrey in Media and Entertainment Law and Public Law. She has authored a number of legal textbooks including Media and Entertainment Law (2nd ed, 2014, Routlege) and contributes regularly to refereed academic journals. She is a Magistrate on the Surrey Bench and has acted as consultant to UK and international prison administrations in her specialist field, prisoner employment and prison industries.
Contract Law offers a unique and highly innovative approach to contract law, utilizing numerous diagrams to complement the academically rigorous text, which illuminate the subject and bring it to life.
Written by a leading contract lawyer with extensive teaching experience, the book employs a lively and critical style to explain the intricacies of contract law and the questions that arise during the life of a contract. The book’s use of ‘pause for reflection’ and ‘counterpoint’ boxes also encourages students to engage with the key debates, facilitating an appreciation of the more complex tensions surrounding this essential subject.
The book is accompanied by a comprehensive website to support the use of the book in teaching. Students can access the following resources: PowerPoint slides of selected diagrams with accompanying audio (voiced by the author) to show how these come together; updates; web links to key cases and legislation; guidance on answering the questions posed in the book; and two additional chapters on incapacity and illegality & public policy. Additionally, lecturers have access to a test bank, and electronic copies of the diagrams from the book.
About the Author
Mindy Chen-Wishart is Reader in Contract Law in the Law Faculty at Oxford University, a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford and Professor of Law at the National University of Singapore. Previously she was a senior lecturer at Otago University, New Zealand, and Rhodes Research Fellow at St. Hilda’s College, Oxford.