Case Briefs- Social Change

Harold asked his wifes parents dwight and margaret to

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Unformatted text preview: been unjustly enriched from his relationship with Michelle, and had never acquired anything of value from Michelle through a wrongful act. o In addition, Michelle could show no proof that Lee ever made a promise. You have to show evidence that the implied contract existed in order for it to be enforceable. o Although Michelle didn't get any money in the end, this case was important because it established the idea that the courts might be willing to enforce non- marital contracts between parties involved in a sexual relationship. Painter v. Bannister (Best interest = most important) • • • • • Harold was married and had two children. His wife and one child were killed in a car accident. Harold asked his wife's parents (Dwight and Margaret) to care for the surviving child (Mark) while he got his life back together. Dwight...
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This document was uploaded on 03/06/2014 for the course POLISCI 122 at Stanford.

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