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K: A Common Law Approach to Contracts, Third Edition

Tracey E. George, Russell Korobkin


  • ISBN: 9781543815597

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    Buy a new version of this textbook and receive access to the Connected eBook with Study Center on CasebookConnect, including: lifetime access to the online ebook with highlight, annotation, and search capabilities; practice questions from your favorite study aids; an outline tool and other helpful resources. Connected eBooks provide what you need most to be successful in your law school classes. Learn more about Connected eBooks.

    The perfect casebook for the modern Contracts course. This highly-focused, case-based text offers a comprehensive treatment of the basic issues of contract law and emphasizes development of analogical reasoning skills. Each section is limited to three types of materials (brief narrative, judicial opinions, and discussion problems) and is designed to teach students how to read opinions, analyze issues, distinguish material from immaterial facts, and apply holdings to similar problems.

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    Publication Date: 2/1/2021
    Copyright Year: 2021
    Pages: 726
    Connected eBook with Study Center + Print Book: 9781543815597
    Connected eBook with Study Center: 9781543835588

  • Author Information

    Russell Korobkin

    Russell Korobkin is the Richard C. Maxwell Distinguished Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law, where he also served as the Vice Dean for Academic and Institutional Affairs from 2015-19. He is the author of two textbooks, K: A Common Law Approach to Contracts (Wolters Kluwer, 2d. ed., 2017) (with Tracey George) and Negotiation Theory and Strategy (Wolters Kluwer, 3d ed., 2014), one university press book, Stem Cell Century: Law and Policy for a Breakthrough Technology (Yale, 2007), and more than 50 law journal articles on the subjects of contracts, law and economics, negotiation, and health care law. A former San Francisco management consultant and Washington D.C. lawyer, Professor Korobkin earned his undergraduate and law degrees from Stanford University. In addition to UCLA, he has taught full time at the University of Illinois, University of Texas, and Harvard University Law Schools and has taught intensive &"short courses” at law and business schools on four continents.

    Tracey E. George

    Tracey George is the vice provost for faculty affairs, the Charles B. Cox III and Lucy D. Cox Family Chair in Law and Liberty, and a professor of political science at Vanderbilt University. George teaches Contracts, Evidence, and The Life of the Law: An Introduction to the Study of Law in the law school, where she has earned the Hall-Hartman Teaching Prize eight times. In her scholarship, George brings a social science perspective to a range of topics, including judges and courts, judicial selection and elections, legal education and the legal profession, and contract law and theory. She has published numerous studies in which she examines how institutional design influences actions and outcomes in state and federal judicial systems. She is also a recognized expert on the study of legal education. George received a J.D. from Stanford Law School and an M.A. in political science from Washington University. She was a tenured professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia and Northwestern University before joining Vanderbilt in 2004.

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