Entertainment Law Essay 1 - Casidy Newcomer Entertainment Law Dr Wills Essay#1 ISSUE In this case the issue at hand is whether or not Mary Asher and

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Casidy Newcomer Entertainment Law: Dr. Wills 10/17/16 Essay #1 ISSUE: In this case, the issue at hand is whether or not Mary Asher and James Shifty, the Vice President of Production at DreamWorks, had a valid enforceable contract. If it is found that there was in fact a valid contract than Mary would be able to sue for rights to compensation. Also, another issue in this case is that Mary Asher was only 17 years old when her and Mr. Shifty’s ‘agreement’ was exchanged; therefore she would be considered a minor. RULE: In order for a contract to be valid and enforceable a contract must have the following: (1) Agreement: offer + acceptance (2) Consideration (3) Capacity (4) No fraud, duress, undue influence, or mutual mistake (5) Legal purpose (6) Form, if any: in some cases, written documentation is required. For an offer to be effective, (1) the offeror must seriously, and objectively, intend to perform or refrain as offered; (2) the terms of the offer must be reasonably certain or definite ; and (3) the offeror must communicate the offer to the offeree. Generally, an offer must include the following terms, either
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