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Chapter_13 - Corrupting Public Officials Contracts that...

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    Chapter 13 Illegal Bargains
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    Contracts Violating Statutes  Wagering contracts  Lotteries  Insurance Contracts  Futures Contracts  Gambling Licensing Statutes Usuary Contracts
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    Violations of Public Policy  Restrictive Covenants   Exculpatory Clauses Corrupting Public Officials  Unconscionable Contracts 
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    Restrictive Covenants Covenants not to compete--  Contracts  not to engage in a particular occupation  or operate certain business. Employment contracts Sale of business —Covenant must be  no broader than needs to be to afford  reasonable protection of good will .  
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    Exculpatory Clauses  Tries to relieve party f liability for  tortuous conduct.   In a negligence case, if party injures  someone, they are answerable in  damages. 
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Unformatted text preview: Corrupting Public Officials Contracts that injure public interest are voided. Lobbying contracts may be legal if the means are proper and not contrary to public policy. Unconscionable Contracts Contract so one-sided, not enforceable. If court finds sales contracts unconscionable it may: refuse to enforce contract enforce remainder of contract without bad clause limit application of unconscionable clause to avoid unreasonable result. Effect of Illegality Party withdrawing before performance Party Protected by Statute Party not equally at fault Excusable Ignorance Ignorance of legislation of minor Partial Illegality...
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