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Fall 2023
5409 Contracts- C1 - TRUJILLO- 15394

Professor(s): Elizabeth Trujillo (FACULTY)

Credits: 4

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section C 

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  MWTH  Location: 210 

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: (Face-to-Face)  The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration opens, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through two weeks before the first day of classes for the term, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. For this instruction mode, instructors and students are expected to normally be physically present in the classroom. If the course has a final examination, it will be in a classroom requiring your physical presence. Other assessment, such as a mid-term exam, may also be in a classroom. Whether this instructor will offer “remote presence” (starting a zoom meeting from the podium computer to enable student remote access on an occasional basis) for part or all of the semester is not known, but students should not rely on an expectation that remote presence will be available.


First Day Assignments: First Day Assignment

Final Exam Schedule: 12/11/20231-5pm  210    

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA: No

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Required Course)

Course Materials

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: Randy E. Barnett and Nathan Oman, Contracts: Cases and Doctrine (7th ed.) (Aspen Publishers: 2021); Tracey E. George and Russell Korobkin, Selections from the Restatement (Second) and Uniform Commercial Code for First-Year Contracts (Aspen, 2021 Supplement).

You may also access the class textbooks online at Casebook Connect Wolters Kluwer: If you choose the online access, I also recommend you get the bundle version that includes access to Connected Quizzing. I will assign these online quizzes periodically at the end of a section for practice to review the material. Having connected quizzing is not required, but strongly encouraged. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TANGIBLE ASPEN SUPPLEMENT WILL BE THE ONLY BOOK/MATERIALS ALLOWED DURING THE FINAL EXAM. NO ONLINE VERSION WILL BE ALLOWED FOR THE FINAL EXAM.

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