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Running head: CRITICAL LEGAL THINKING CASES 1 Critical Legal Thinking Cases 8.9 and 9.2 Jeremy Doncouse Mountain State University
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Running head: CRITICAL LEGAL THINKING CASES 2 Critical Legal Thinking Case 8.9: Intentional Interference with Contractual Relations . Who wins and why? Intentional interference with contractual relations states that a third party can be sued for damages when inducing a contracting party to breach a contract if: 1) a valid contract exists between the contracting parties, 2) the third-party knew about the contract, and 3) the third-party initiated the breach of contract. In this case, Bear Sterns involved themselves with a valid contract between PG & E and
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Unformatted text preview: Agency. Their involvement creates an intentional interference with contractual relations. Because of this law PG & E will win the dispute. Critical Legal Thinking Case 9.2: E-Mail Contract . Who wins? Clearly, West Coast Steel Company would win the suit because electronic mail is a legally recognized method of conducting business and of creating contractual obligations. The Statute of Frauds cannot be raised in the defense of Little Steel Company because the e-mails were electronically signed and, therefore, constituted a binding contract between the two companies....
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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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