Contract Law Minimalism

A Formalist Restatement of Commercial Contract Law

Critically examines moral-promissory, economic and socio-legal perspectives on contract law, arguing that it should be formal and minimalistic by design. Les mer
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Critically examines moral-promissory, economic and socio-legal perspectives on contract law, arguing that it should be formal and minimalistic by design.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Part I. Clearing the Ground: 1. Does instrumentalism 'fit' contract law?; 2. Justifying the instrumental approach; Part II. Social Sciences and the Law of Contract: 3. A critique of neoclassical law and economics; 4. Relational contracting: trust, business and law; 5. Extra-legal norms: the irrelevance of the law (of contract)?; Part III. Contract Law Minimalism: 6. Defining contract law minimalism, or the 'new formalism'; 7. Against regulation through contract law; 8. The limited capacity of contract law; 9. What business wants: evidence from the 'markets for law'; 10. A formalist restatement of commercial contract law.

Om forfatteren

Jonathan Morgan is Fellow of Corpus Christi College and Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Cambridge. He was previously Fellow and Tutor in Law at St Catherine's College, Oxford and Fellow and Director of Studies at Christ's College, Cambridge. He has for many years also taught English law at Warsaw University and elsewhere in Central and Eastern Europe. His teaching and research interests range across the law of obligations and public law.