About the Book
Problems & Materials on the Sale & Lease of Goods
Douglas J. Whaley, Professor of Law Emeritus, The Ohio State University
Stephen M. McJohn, Suffolk University Law School
2012. 416 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-0723-0.
With Teacher’s Manual.
About the Book
A popular and concise casebook, Problems and Materials on the Sale and Lease of Goods, is co-authored by Douglas J. Whaley, a recognized master of the problem approach. Designed as a guide to broaden students' knowledge of the sale and lease of goods, it focuses on the exact statutory language of Articles 2, 2A, 5, and 7 in the Uniform Commercial Code and related federal statutes, while stressing practical problem solving,
The Sixth Edition welcomes new co-author Stephen M. McJohn, an accomplished professor and author of numerous casebooks and law review articles on copyright and commercial law. It has been thoroughly updated to include a wealth of new cases, problems, and recent developments and issues in the field.
Hallmark features of Problems and Materials on the Sale and Lease of Goods:
- Distinguished author Whaley is nationally recognized for his ability to clarify complex topics and widely regarded as the master of the problem approach.
- Effective problems approach enjoyed by professors and students alike.
- Clear and lucid writing style.
- Modular organization follows the order of the UCC and allows for greater teaching flexibility.
- Comprehensive case law coverage illuminates the courts’ reactions to the issues.
- Straightforward and practical problems with interesting fact patterns illustrate the relevant issues and contextualize consumer law statutes and regulations.
- Concise, manageable length allows complete coverage of all topics.
- Accessible treatment of black letter law helps students understand the statutory language in the Uniform Commercial Code.
- Strong Teacher’s Manual provides sample syllabi, answers all the problems in the text, and suggests the best ways to teach various topics.
New co-author Stephen M. McJohn ushers in the thoroughly revised Sixth Edition with:
- Important new cases, developments, and issues, including:
- Scope: problems and cases on whether software is a “good”.
- Shrinking distinctions between services and goods.
- Open price terms, installments contracts, and requirements contracts.
- Rising commodity prices and the impracticability doctrine.
- Interpretation of Hell or High Water clauses in leases.
- Entrustment and the unauthorized sale of a Warhol painting.
- Warranty disclaimers on used vehicles.
- Warranty of title and intellectual property infringement claims.
- Privity issues.
- Statute of frauds and battle of the forms issues in online communications.
- Whether an aggrieved manufacture may sell specially made goods under the breaching buyer's trademark.
- When a promise to repair or replace defective goods negates obligation to pay damages.
- When an aggrieved buyer may get specific performance, requiring the seller to produce the goods.
- Which papers qualify as documents of title.
- When banks may get reimbursement for payment under letters of credit.
- New and updated problems.
- Updated Teacher’s Manual.