Exam 1 Review - IV Contracts
Hispanic Law Students Association
Elements Components of the rule of law.
A constituent part of a claim that must be proved for a claim to succeed.
Cause of Action
A description of the rule of law.
Unilateral K a promise for a
Harvey v. Dow,
Maine Supreme Court (2008)
judgment for the Dfs (parents); Supreme court reversed the judgment in
favor of P (daughter).
1. Dfs are parents of P.
2. Dfs own 125 acres of land in Corinth, ME in 2 adjoining parcels,
Kirksey v. Kirksey,
Alabama Supreme Court 1845
Lower court issued judgment for the Pf (widow); Supreme court reversed
the judgment in favor for the D (Brother-in-law)
P was the widow of Dfs brother, she had several children.
Grimshaw v. Ford Motor Co., 174 Cal. Rptr. 348
Grimshaw, a minor passenger, and the Gray family filed suit against
Ford Motor Co. Grimshaw was awarded a large sum of both punitive
and compensatory damages, Gray family was awarded a les
Gordon v. Steele, 376 F. Supp. 575 (1974)
United States District Court denied a motion to quash plaintiffs suit for
lack of diversity (jurisdiction).
Susan Gordon, a Pennsylvanian 18 year old emancipated student,
brought a malpr