Chapter 15 - The Statute of Frauds- Writing Requirement

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Law & Society I Key : M W 9:30AM, Snell 213 Normal, dark blue, size 12 font: Every header found in text John Exley, ID: 0160294 Normal, black, size 12 font: Excerpts from text 10.26.08 Bold, black, size 12 font: Vocabulary from text Chapter 15: The Statute of Frauds – Writing Requirement Pages 303-317 Statute of Frauds: A state statute under which certain types of contracts must be in writing to be enforceable. Section 1 – The Origins of the Statute of Frauds Section 2 – Contracts That Fall within the Statute of Frauds The following types of contracts are said to fall “within” or “under” the Statute of Frauds and therefore are required to be in writing or evidenced by a written memorandum or record: 1) Contracts involving interests in land. 2) Contracts that cannot by their terms be performed within one year from the day after the date of formation. 3) Collateral, or secondary contracts, such as promises to answer for the debt or duty of another and promises by the administrator or executor of an estate to pay a debt of the
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