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Unformatted text preview: Her lack of scienter only means that she did not commit fraud and therefore cannot be held liable for damages. She still committed misrepresentation. This means that Slickwillie is entitled to rescission, which clearly is a form of legal relief. Answers to Student Study Guide and Workbook Questions 26 23. The doctrine of mistake is different from the doctrines of misrepresentation, fraud, duress, and undue influence in that it is not particularly concerned with policing dishonest or unscrupulous conduct. Instead, the doctrine of mistake is concerned with achieving just results by releasing people from contracts resulting from a misunderstanding about a fundamental assumption on which the contract is based. Answers to Student Study Guide and Workbook Questions 27...
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- Spring '09
- Contract Law