EntLawIRAC.docx - Anthony Cally Dr Robert R Wills Entertainment Law IRAC essay(Issue The issue in the case involving Mary and Mr Shifty is whether a

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Anthony Cally Dr. Robert R. Wills Entertainment Law IRAC essay (Issue) The issue in the case involving Mary and Mr. Shifty is whether a valid contract was created by both the parties when Mary was discussing her movie idea with Mr. Shifty. Mary was among five high school graduates who had attended a summer internship taught by Mr. Shifty at Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank, California. (Rule) For a valid contract to exist it must have six elements: an agreement, consideration, capacity, legal purpose, genuine assent, and writing. An agreement between two parties would have both a valid offer and a valid acceptance. Any offer from a party must come with the intent to enter into a binding contractual relationship; be sufficiently definite that the courts could ascertain a remedy if the contract is breached; and communicated to the offeree. (Application) In the case of Mary and Mr. Shifty, the first time they held any communications there was an indication of an agreement by Mr. Shifty stating "Anything that you send, I will
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