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256.81 sec. 1 - Contracts and Sales for LL.M. Students (Fall 2012)

Instructor: Janice Kosel  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: Th 6:25-9:05
Meeting Location: 170

Course Start: August 23, 2012
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49669


This course examines contracts used by businesses to create and govern their relationships with various parties, including owners, employees, suppliers, and customers. The course is a variant of the first-year Contracts course and is open only to LL.M. students. Students will study basic contract law rules as well as common issues transactional lawyers face in negotiating and drafting business contracts. As part of this study, the course will present both common law and Uniform Commercial Code (Article 2 UCC) contract principles. Given the transnational nature of business today, students will be introduced to international contract rules under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG). This course is highly recommended to LL.M. students pursuing the Business Law Certificate.

Janice Kosel is a member of the California Bar, specializing in Family Law, Corporate and Commercial law. She is the author of "Bankruptcy: Do It Yourself" and "Chapter 13: The Federal Plan to Repay Your Debts" as well as "Property Disposition in Antenuptial, Postnuptial and Property Settlement Agreements." Ms. Kosel formerly practiced with Orrick, Herrington, Rowley & Sutcliffe. She is also a former member of the Uniform Commercial Code Committee, the Family Law Specialization Exam Writing Committee of the California State Bar, and the Board of Directors of Legal Assistance for Seniors. Ms. Kosel received a B.A. from the UC Berkeley and a J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law.

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Course Category: Business Law

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  • Sales and Leases, a Problem Solving Approach
    Sepunick and Rusch
    ISBN: 9780314192035
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined
  • Selected Commercial Statutes for Sales and Contracts Courses
    Chomsky
    ISBN: 8780314282576
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined

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