BLAW Notes 3
Contract: needs offer, acceptance, and consideration
Can be oral
Some contracts must be in written form
or means doer. ie. Offeror makes offer or does the offer
ee means receiver. Ie. Offeree recipient of the offer
The Offer is your willingne
Tort Examples and Defenses against Torts
1. What if Dexter is throwing a rock at Penelope while she is sleeping?
Not assault, she has no apprehension while sleeping (in other word she has no awareness)
2. What if Scrawny waives his fist and yells
Kuehn V. Pub Zone
I: Did the Pub Zone have a duty to protect its patrons from gang violence?
R: There is no duty to enforce safety unless its *foreseeable there may be a duty when there is a
A: Pub Zone: not foreseeable because th
Hernandez v. Arizona Board of Regents (Negligence)
Facts: At the University of Arizona, the Epsilon Epsilon chapter of Delta Tau Delta fraternity
gave a welcoming party for new members. The fraternitys officers knew that the majority of
Norton v. Hoyt
I: Was Norton entitled to support, based on promissory estoppel?
R: plaintiff may use promissory estoppel to enforce the defendants promise if he can show that:
The defendant made a promise knowing that the plaintiff would likely rely on it
Cochran v. Norkunas
I: Did the letter of intent create a binding contract?
R: To have a contract their needs to be an offer, acceptance and consideration in other words
1) Need an outward manifestation that objectively manifest the offerors intent to be b
BLAW 280 notes
The IRAC outline can help with briefing a case.
How to Brief a Case Using the IRAC Method
When briefing a case, your goal is to reduce the information from the case into a format that will
provide you with a helpful reference in class and f
BLAW 280 Notes 2
Offeror: offer giver
Offeree: person getting the offer
Eggshelf plaintiff: Take the plaintiff person as they are ie. Sensitive skin, easily hurt, and disease prone
Negligence is not actionable unless it involves the invasion of a
Issue: Has Mr. Wrigley, as a director for Chicago Cubs, broken his duty to care towards the corporation
by not allowing lights in the stadium?
Rule: Directors can be held liable if their lack of care causes a loss to the corporation. The directors have