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Understanding, Creating, and Implementing Contracts

An Activities-Based Approach
Second Edition

Laurel A. Vietzen

2011. 376 pages. Paperback. ISBN: 978-0-7355-9016-8.
Instructor's Manual with Test Bank and PowerPoint slides.
(Ancillary materials also included on CD-ROM).

About the Book

Now in a timely Second Edition, Understanding, Creating, and Implementing Contracts: An Activities-Based Approach, offers a concise overview of contract law followed by numerous hands-on assignments. After using this text, students will be able to perform legal research in contract law, summarize cases, and find their own answers—so that they can “hit the ground running” in the law office.

Part of a comprehensive teaching package, this interactive text features:
  • Straightforward overviews of basic contract law
  • Numerous hands-on assignments that make students responsible for finding local law
  • A consistent emphasis on state-specific law and procedures
  • Ample coverage of Internet research reflected in the assignments
  • Case summary exercises that extend interaction with the material beyond the classroom
  • Integrated discussions of ethics
  • A flexible organization that adapts to a variety of course credits, teaching goals, and media formats
  • An outstanding Instructor’s Manual that draws on the author’s extensive teaching experience and includes
    - sample syllabi
    - answer keys for all discussion questions
    - answer keys for all CALR assignments
    - test bank
    - PowerPoint slides
    - additional online research information
    - suggestions for additional assignments
Updated throughout, the Second Edition provides:
  • Learning Objectives that clearly outline each chapter’s main goals
  • New and refreshed assignments and examples
  • New coverage of third parties
For instructors who appreciate an activities-based approach that engages students in up-to-date research practice and case analysis, there is no substitute for this text, designed specifically for paralegal students by author Laurel A. Vietzen

Preface / Sample Chapters