Guest Post By Santa Clara University School of Law 1.5L, Sarina Jwo NIM Plastics Corp. v. Standex International Corp. In the land of Contracts, there are two main building blocks of law: common law and the Uniform Commercial Code. They’re DIFFERENT. Which do you apply? At a glance, it’s simple: if it’s a sale of […]
Guest Post by Santa Clara Law 1L and Colleague: Alana Wilson “There’s no such thing as murder. There’s only murder statutes.” – Professor W. David Ball, Santa Clara University of Law Murder vs. Homicide Contrary to popular belief, murder and homicide do not mean the same thing. Homicide encompasses a wider range of killings including […]
Breaking down the case of Flores-Figueroa v. United States and learning from the court’s arguments insight into communicating complex concepts simply to other people.
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 […]