Ricketts v Scothorn - Rule Promissory estoppels Rational The court noted that the estoppels would happen if a voluntary conduct made by one party

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Ricketts v. Scothorn (Not good Law) 57 Neb. 51 (1898) Fact: (Old law) Operative Facts: A grandfather came into the bookstore of his granddaughter, and told her that he had made arrangement so she didn’t have to work anymore, and would pay her $2,000 at 6%. Issue: Although there was no contract, could she still be entitled to a claim?
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Unformatted text preview: Rule: Promissory estoppels. Rational: The court noted that the estoppels would happen if a voluntary conduct made by one party, and another party relies on that conduct because it sounded like it was reasonable. Holding: She gets to get paid. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course CONTRACTS 111 taught by Professor Dellinger during the Fall '11 term at Western State Colorado University .

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