Bb.outline.killegali - being overbearing It was time for Jillian to renegotiate her contract with her house keeper Jan She took Jan into her office

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Contracts: Illegality Corresponding Reading Assignment: Text: 374 – top of 387; 388 - 392 On Blackboard (required reading): - Dickerson v. Deno 1. Contracts Contrary to Statute a. Wagering Agreements i. Dickerson v. Deno (on Blackboard) b. Licensing Statutes: i. Unlicensed person’s right to recover for services performed: ii. Bremmeyer v. Peter Keiwit Sons Co. (page 376) c. Usury: 2. Contracts Contrary to Public Policy a. Restraint of Trade: i. Covenants not to Compete 1. (page 379) b. Exculpatory Clauses
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i. General Rule: 1. Little Rock & Fort Smith Ry Co. v. Eubanks (page 383) ii. Seigneur v. National Fitness Institute, Inc. (page 384) c. Unconscionable Contracts i. Definition: ii. Procedural Unconscionability v. Substantive Unconscionability iii. Sample Question: Jillian is a hot-shot lawyer and is well-known for
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Unformatted text preview: being overbearing. It was time for Jillian to renegotiate her contract with her house keeper, Jan. She took Jan into her office at work (which was in a very ritzy high-rise building), locked the door, and said, “You’re not leaving until you sign this agreement.” The agreement required Jan to work 55 hours each week at a rate of $50 per week. Jan signed the contract and went to work. A court would probably decide that the contract is: 1. Procedurally Unconscionable 2. Substantively Unconscionable 3. Both 1 and 2 4. none of the above iv. Doughty v. Idaho Frozen Foods Corp . (page 389) 3. Effect of Illegal Contracts a. Rights of Protected Parties b. Parties not Equally at Fault c. Severable Contracts...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2009 for the course LEB 03605 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Bb.outline.killegali - being overbearing It was time for Jillian to renegotiate her contract with her house keeper Jan She took Jan into her office

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