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Fall 2021
5409 Contracts - HAWKINS- 11278

Professor(s): Jim Hawkins (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section B 

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  MWTH  Location: 240  BLB

Course Outline: This course examines legally enforceable promises. The topics include contract formation, contract interpretation, the performance of contractual obligations, defenses to breaches of contract, and remedies.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Whether this course will be distance education, or will have a physical room assigned, and if so the extent to which the instructor might use the room during the semester, is not determined at the time when registration initially opens for this course.  You may see contrary indications in the UH systems where you actually register for the course.  In other words, this course might be distance education with no use of a physical classroom. It might be the “HyFlex” mode in which some Law Center courses used a physical room during 2020-21. As we get closer to the start of the term/semester for this course, this course note will be updated as decisions are determined. The instructors will be involved in those decisions, but decisions about modalities may not be invariant throughout the term/semester or between now and when the course starts.


First Day Assignments: Welcome to Contracts! For the first day, please pages 1-2 of the casebook and then the Hawkins case starting on page 2 as well as all the notes and the problems following the case.

Final Exam Schedule: 12/15 9am-1pm  240 BLB  209 BLB  

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Required Course)

Course Materials (8/4/2021 9:46:18 PM)

Book(s) Required


ISBN: 978-1640205185
Contracts, 9th ed, 2019

Selections for Contracts, any recent version