Professor Jacob Katz Cogan
Overview: This course on contracts is an introduction to the law that governs agreements for the future exchange
of performances. Topics include the formation of contracts, their interpretation and content, g
Plowman v. Indian Refining Co., 20 F.Supp. 1 (E.D.
district court. Defendants say payments were gratuitous, continuing at
the pleasure and will of defendant; there was no consideration for the
promise to make the payments. Plaintif
E.C. Styberg Engineering Co. v.
Brief Fact Summary. Where parties communications
evidence ongoing negotiations with no agreement reached
as to key terms, such as price, quantity and monthly
production volume, the Uniform Commercial C
Lonergan v. Scolnick
Summary of Lonergan v. Scolnick, 129 Cal. App. 2d 179, 276 P.2d 8
(Cal. Ct. App. 1954).
Scolnick (D) sought to sell certain real property and placed the following
ad in a Los Angeles paper: Joshua Tree vic. 40 acres, . . . need
Dougherty v. Salt, 227 N.Y. 200 (1919).
Lower court jury found for P, trial judge set aside the verdict and dismissed
Reversed on appeal and reinstated verdict of jury.
Reversed again and a new trial granted.
Dougherty (P) was
Pennsy Supply, Inc. v. American Ash
Recycling Corp. of Pennsylvania
Citation. Pa. Super. Ct., 895 A.2d 595 (2006)
Brief Fact Summary
Pennsy Supply, Inc. had received without charge, a
hazardous material from American Ash Recycling Corp. of
Walker v. Keith
Kentucky Court of Appeals
382 S.W.2d 198 (1964)
Walker (plaintiff) entered into a ten-year lease agreement with Keith
(defendant). The lease contained a provision for renewing the lease at the end of
the ten-year period. The renewal
Sateriale v. R.J.
United States Court of Appeals for the
697 F.3d 777 (9th Cir. 2012)
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR) (defendant)
started a Camel Cash customer loyalty program.
As part of the program, RJR i
Cook v. Coldwell Banker/Frank
Citation. 22 Ill.967 S.W.2d 654 (Mo. Ct. App. 1998)
Brief Fact Summary
Plaintiff Cook was a real estate salesperson for Defendant
Coldwell Banker at the time Defendant instituted a bonus
program. After receiving the fi