Guest Post by Santa Clara Law 1L and Colleague: Phil Fox An easy way to remember what promissory estoppel is could be to look at the first word and remember “promise.” Simply and quickly put, promissory estoppel is justified reliance on a promise. Broken down: Justified: a reasonable person would do the same based on […]
Knowing more about the internals of a problem can lead to better understanding and discussion across the board. Most algorithms that you’ll come across in practice aren’t going to be as simple as to fit into any one of these categories, but understanding the pieces of them allows you to get a better grasp of the system as a whole.
(I host a review session in Charney 338 on Wednesdays at 5pm. Join us!) This is a long post so: Tldr; If your client needs you to get them out of some ass-backwards contract they stumbled into, your point of attack is to prove the contract is illusory. How? lack of mutuality and lack of […]
Let me repeat that, algorithms aren’t scary. There’s this whole negative idea going around the media that algorithms are running our lives: how we work, how we relax, how we interact with our surroundings, and even how we date and form interpersonal relationships. They’re correct about how deeply technology influences our society but where […]
https://xkcd.com/501/ If there’s anything we’re supposed to take away from Contracts this semester, it’s that you cannot form a contract without a bargain for consideration. When creating a contract, there must be a negotiation between the promisor and the promisee. If I were to give you a promissory note that says in two years, I’ll […]
A collection of case briefs from myself and other 1L colleagues! If you would like to add your briefs to the collection, please message me on Facebook (Jess Miers) or email: email@example.com and I’ll send you the drive link for posting. Assault and Battery Trespass
A collection of case briefs from myself and other 1L colleagues! If you would like to add your briefs to the collection, please message me on Facebook (Jess Miers) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll send you the drive link for posting. Remedies Consideration Mutuality Promissory Estoppel Unjust Enrichment