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Contract Law

Contract Law  

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One of the eleven core subjects a law student must pass to qualify as a candidate for admission to practise law. See Priestley eleven.The principles of contract law govern ...
freedom Of Contract

freedom Of Contract  

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A person's freedom to enter a binding agreement on terms of his or her choice, without regulation by the state. Freedom to contract is often limited by the state through ...
George Sutherland

George Sutherland  

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Associate Justice, 1922–38• Born: Mar. 25, 1862, Buckinghamshire, England• Education: University of Michigan Law School, 1883• Previous government service: Utah Senate, 1896–1900; U.S. representative ...
Joseph McKenna

Joseph McKenna  

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Associate Justice, 1898–1925• Born: Aug. 10, 1843, Philadelphia, Pa.• Education: Benicia Collegiate Institute, 1865• Previous government service: district attorney, Solano County, Calif., 1866–70; ...
Van Devanter, Willis

Van Devanter, Willis  

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Associate Justice, 1911–37• Born: Apr. 17, 1859, Marion, Ind.• Education: Indiana Asbury University (DePauw University), B.A., 1878; University of Cincinnati Law School, LL.B., 1881• Previous ...
West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish

West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish  

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• 300 U.S. 379 (1937)• Vote: 5–4• For the Court: Hughes• Dissenting: Sutherland, Butler, McReynolds, and Van Devanter• 300 U.S. 379 (1937)• Vote: 5–4• For the Court: Hughes[...]
William Howard Taft

William Howard Taft  

(1857–1930)US Republican statesman and twenty-seventh president of the USA (1909–13).The son of judge and former cabinet minister Alphonso Taft (1810–91), William Taft studied at the universities of ...

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