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rational basis of contracts and related problems in legal analysis

Merton Ferson

rational basis of contracts and related problems in legal analysis

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Published by Foundation Press in Brooklyn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contracts,
  • Contracts -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Title on spine: Basis of contracts.

    Other titlesBasis of contracts.
    Statementby Merton Ferson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK840 .F47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 330 p. ;
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14604863M

      In many ways, the cases that the Supreme Court has grouped under the weakest—rational basis—test can be the most confusing, because the Court will sometimes use a more searching version of this analysis when a classification appears to be based on other kinds of prejudice not covered in the first two tests. Economic Analysis of Contract Law Steven Shavell. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in May NBER Program(s):Law and Economics. Contract law governs agreements between parties. This paper contains the chapters on contract law from a general, forthcoming book, Foundations of Economic Analysis of Law (Harvard University Press, ).Cited by: 9. The Definition of Contract. As usual in the law, the legal definition of contract A legally enforceable set of promises. is formalistic. The Restatement (Second) of Contracts (Section 1) says, “A contract is a promise or a set of promises for the breach of which the law gives a remedy, or the performance of which the law in some way recognizes as a duty.”.


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ix, $ In this volume Dean Ferson has brought together a number of his essays on the legal analysis of consensual acts. The title of the book might well have. In U.S. constitutional law, rational basis review is the normal standard of review that courts apply when considering constitutional questions, including due process or equal protection questions under the Fifth Amendment or Fourteenth applying rational basis review seek to determine whether a law is "rationally related" to a "legitimate" government interest, whether real or.

Rational basis review is a doctrine of US constitutional law used to evaluate the permissibility of exceptions to the equal protection particularly, it is the standard of constitutional review that the judiciary uses to evaluate a legislative classification which does not involve any suspect tly, the only "suspect classifications" are race, religion, and.

rational basis: n. a test of constitutionality of a statute, asking whether the law has a reasonable connection to achieving a legitimate and constitutional objective. Topics: Patterson, Edwin-Ferson: The Rational Basis of Contracts and Related Problems in Legal Analysis, Merton Ferson, Legal Transactions, Juristic Acts, Book Review, ContractsAuthor: Edwin W.

Patterson. Under rational basis analysis a government action will be upheld as it has a reasonable relationship to the achievement of a legitimate purpose Kosky v Nike, Inc. However, rational basis scrutiny is not applied in situations where a suspect or quasi-suspect classification is involved, or a fundamental right is involved.

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In contrast, almost every judge with Constitutional law experience will have some familiarity with a rational basis analysis. To the extent that a right to bear arms analysis does become necessary, analysis of "assault weapon" prohibition under the rational basis test.

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RATIONALE OF THE LAW OF CONTRACTS By HUGH EVANDER WILLIS0 The law of contracts includes all the social control applied to promises. It, of course, includes, first, social control applied to promises in the form of contracts. This is the most important part of the law of contracts, but it is broader.

The rational basis of contracts and related problems in legal analy sis. By Merton Ferson. Brooklyn: The Foundation Press. $ Pages xx, The centuries-old quest for basic truths in the law has produced thou sands of pages devoted to the dis covery, description and documenta tion of fundamental principles.

With this book of more-or. A new technology called “smart contracts” has emerged. What makes these legal agreements innovative is that their execution is made automatic through the use of computers.

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Finlay. Rational Basis Review Definition. The level of scrutiny generally applied to legislation, which requires that a law be rationally related to a legitimate government interest.

Rational basis a test used to determine the constitutionality of a statute, asking whether the law has a reasonable connection to achieving a legitimate and constitutional objective.

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Legal definition for RATIONAL BASIS: Usually refers to a legal standard which determines whether a statute passes constitutional muster.

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Contract Law: A Case & Problem-Based Approach provides an organizational structure that introduces students to each major area of contract law before exploring these 5/5(13). allow legal rules to influence their investment and breach decisions, but not rational enough to allow legal rules to influence contractual design.

Implications for normative analysis are discussed, and non-economic approaches to contract law are surveyed and criticized. INTRODUCTION Modern economic analysis of contract law began about 30 years Cited by: Rational Basis rational basis n: a reason or ground (as for legislation or an action by a government agency) that is not unreasonable or arbitrary and that bears rational relationship to a legitimate state interest see also rational basis test Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law © Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Rational-legal authority (also known as rational authority, legal authority, rational domination, legal domination, or bureaucratic authority) is a form of leadership in which the authority of an organization or a ruling regime is largely tied to legal rationality, legal legitimacy and majority of the modern states of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries are rational-legal.

Journal of Legal Analysis, Volume 7, Issue 2, WinterPages –, https Herding as a Behaviorally Rational Response to Regret Aversion. Jennifer Arlen View article; Supplementary data; Beyond Relational Contracts: Social Capital and Network Governance in Procurement Contracts.

Lisa Bernstein. Journal of Legal Analysis, Volume. Law and economics or economic analysis of law is the application of economic theory (specifically microeconomic theory) to the analysis of law that began mostly with scholars from the Chicago school of ic concepts are used to explain the effects of laws, to assess which legal rules are economically efficient, and to predict which legal rules will be promulgated.

[This article is taken from chapter 19 of The Ethics of to this article in MP3, read by Jeff entire book is being prepared for podcast and download.] The right of property implies the right to make contracts about that property: to give it away or to exchange titles of ownership for the property of another person.

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Courts could be expected to find a rational basis for the classification. A similar analysis has been employed to uphold other laws treating minors (and certain types of minors) differently than other persons (for example, laws pertaining to obtaining drivers licenses, purchasing alcohol or cigarettes, and the right to be tried in juvenile court).

Self-interest refers to actions that elicit the most personal benefit. Adam Smith, the father of modern economics, explains that the best economic benefit for Author: Will Kenton. Relational contracts—informal agreements sustained by the value of future relationships—are prevalent within and between firms.

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4 practice. Consider the various arguments applicable to the fact patterns, and the File Size: KB. 3. General Justifications for Contracts and for Their Enforcement 4. Incompleteness of Contracts 5. Interpretation of Contracts 6. Damage Measures for Breach of Contract 7. Specific Performance as the Remedy for Breach of Contract 8.

Renegotiation of Contracts 9. Legal Overriding of Contracts Extra-Legal Means of Contract Enforcement.On 'Positivism' and 'Legal Rational Authority' John M.

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