misadventure doctrines in contract law by W. D. Bishop

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Published by Law and Economics Programme, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto in [Toronto, Ont.] .

Written in English

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  • Mistake (Law),
  • Fraud,
  • Impossibility of performance,
  • Contracts

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Statementby William Bishop.
SeriesLaw and economics workshop series -- no. WSVII-1
ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Faculty of Law.
LC ClassificationsK487.E3 .L38 WSVII-1
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15160227M

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