United States Law/Contract/Quiz
- Promissory Estoppel
- Statute of Frauds
- Third Party Beneficiaries
Q1 Can we consider the convenant between the Israelites and God during the Moses a contract?
No, because law will not enforce it.
Q2 Chris takes Michael to a theater in Sinchon. Michael inadvertently allows Chris to pay for the movie "The Invasion". They had no prior discussion about who will pay for the tickets. Is this a contract?
No, because there was no promise made. Moreover, it is executed rather than executory.
Q3 Chris said "I will have my relatives send me a CD of civil procedure lectures and give you a copy of them. In return, please give me the MPRE lectures on a CD." Michael responds, "Sure." They made no written record of their negotiation. Is it a contract?
Yes, provided that the value of the CD does not exceed the amount set by the Statue of Frauds. Contracts can be oral as well as written.
Q4 Chris goes to Kaplan Korea and takes the final review course from Jeff. After the class he refuses to pay arguing that he did not make a promise to pay the tuition. Given that there was a contract between Jeff of Kaplan and Chris, how do you explain the lack of explicit mention of the fee?
The tuition was implied-in-fact when Chris signed up for the course.