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Unformatted text preview: Running head: WEEK 4 ASSIGNMENT 1 Week 4 Assignment: Critical Legal Thinking Case 6.7, page 171 & Critical Legal Thinking Case 7.7, page 201 Jeremy Doncouse Mountain State University Running head: WEEK 4 ASSIGNMENT 2 Critical Legal Thinking Case 6.7 Sufficiency of a Writing : Is Knight correct? Knight is not correct. The Statute of Frauds requires that the sale of certain items, including the sale of good over $500, have a written contract (Cheeseman & Reed, page 155, 2009). Where Knight is mistaken is his interpretation of the laws view of a written contract. The law doesnt require that a contract be written by a lawyer, in fact, any writingincluding letters, telegrams, invoices, sales receipts, checks, and handwritten agreements written on scraps of papercan be an enforceable contract under the law of formality of writing (Cheeseman & Reed, page 162, 2009). This means that the written agreement drafted during their meeting fulfills the Statute of Frauds and the formality of writing. Moreover, the full signature of the parties is not even required. The parties involved formality of writing....
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course LEGAL 297 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '10 term at Mountain State.
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