Robert A. Hillman

Cornell Law School

Edwin H. Woodruff Professor of Law

Myron Taylor Hall

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Standard-Form Contracting in the Electronic Age

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Oct 2001
Robert A. Hillman and Jeffrey J. Rachlinski
Cornell Law School and Cornell Law School
Downloads 2,319 (8,720)
Citation 26

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Contracts, Cyberspace

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On-Line Consumer Standard-Form Contracting Practices: A Survey and Discussion of Legal Implications

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Mar 2005
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 654 (56,574)
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Principles of the Law of Software Contracts: Some Highlights

Tulane Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 010-003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Feb 2010
Robert A. Hillman and Maureen A. O'Rourke
Cornell Law School and Boston University School of Law
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software, Principles, disclosure, automated disablement

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The Future of Fault in Contract Law

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-34
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2015
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 350 (119,729)
Citation 1

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contract, fault, strict liability

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Rethinking Consideration in the Electronic Age

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Robert A. Hillman and Maureen A. O'Rourke
Cornell Law School and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 310 (136,260)
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contract, consideration, copyright, open source

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Warranties and Disclaimers in the Electronic Age

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1154121
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Jul 2008
Robert A. Hillman and Ibrahim Barakat
Cornell Law School and White and Case
Downloads 292 (145,092)

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express warranty, disclaimer, EULA, standard form, disclosure

7.

Contract Law in Context: The Case of Software Contracts

Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. No. 010-002
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Feb 2010
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 283 (149,860)

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general law, specialized law, software

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On-Line Boilerplate: Would Mandatory Website Disclosure of E-Standard Terms Backfire?

Michigan Law Review, March 2006, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Jul 2005
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 256 (165,777)
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Article 2 of the UCC: Some Thoughts on Success or Failure in the Twenty-First Century

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-02
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2018
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 229 (184,478)

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contract, sales, Article 2, Uniform Commercial Code, technology, revision, consumer

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Consumer Internet Standard Form Contracts in India: A Proposal

29 (1) National Law School of India Review (2017), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-07
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2018
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 196 (213,169)

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e-standard form, Principles of the Law of Software Contracts, consumer, contract formation, assent, clickwrap, browsewrap

11.

The Many Dimensions of Private Law

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Sep 2004
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 187 (222,108)

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Defending Disclosure in Software Licensing

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 010-008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Apr 2010
Robert A. Hillman and Maureen A. O'Rourke
Cornell Law School and Boston University School of Law
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disclosure, Internet, software, licensing

13.

Precedent in Contract Cases and the Importance(?) of the Whole Story

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-28
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Oct 2014
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 128 (302,343)
Citation 1

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Contracts, teaching, legal opinion, Bill Whitford, transactions, consumer law

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How to Create a Commercial Calamity

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-003
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Feb 2006
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 124 (309,396)

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The Supreme Court’s Application of 'Ordinary Contract Principles' to the Issue of the Duration of Retiree Healthcare Benefits: Perpetuating the Interpretation/Gap-Filling Quagmire

Forthcoming in ABA Journal of Labor & Employment Law, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-30
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 08 May 2017
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 120 (316,939)

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contract principles, inference, presumption, healthcare benefits, vesting of benefits, interpretation, gap filling, textualist, contextualist, agreement, collective bargaining agreement

16.

Health Crises and the Limited Role of Contract Law

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-17
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 114 (328,533)

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public policy, health risk, contract, pandemic, public welfare, public policy, freedom of contract, legal realism, remedies, express risk allocation, implied risk allocation, gap filling

17.

Review of Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider, More than You Wanted to Know

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-18
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2014
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 113 (330,498)

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mandated disclosure, regulatory tools, corrective justice, moral reasons

18.

More Contract Lore

Tulane Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-38
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2019
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 102 (354,269)
Citation 1

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expectancy, breach, fault, gaps, intentions, consent, consideration, fictions

19.

Maybe Dick Speidel Was Right about Court Adjustment

San Diego Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Apr 2009
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 91 (380,787)

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contracts, commercial law, law and courts

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Some Realism about the Admission of Parol Evidence in Sales Cases under the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and the Uniform Commercial Code

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-47
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2021
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 72 (436,179)

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legal realism, parol evidence, sales convention, Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, Uniform Commercial Code, intentions of the parties

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Drafting Chapter 2 of the ALI's Employment Law Restatement in the Shadow of Contract Law: An Assessment of the Challenges and Results

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-29
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Oct 2014
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
Downloads 58 (486,345)
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Employment law, labor market, contracts, employees

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A Pragmatist's View of Promissory Law with a Focus on Consent and Reliance

William & Mary Business Law Review Vol.9, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-21
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2018
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School
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reliance, promise, consent, markets, commerce

23.

Rolling Contracts

Posted: 12 Aug 2004
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School

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Rolling contracts, unconscionability, standard forms, standard terms

24.

Contract Lore

Posted: 23 Jan 2003
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School

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expectancy damages, reasons for breach, contract interpretation, legal fiction

25.

The Rhetoric of Legal Backfire

Posted: 16 Jan 2003
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School

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Endangered species act, hate crime laws, fairness doctrine, CAFE standards

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The Unfulfilled Promise of Promissory Estoppel in the Employment Setting

Posted: 18 Jan 1999
Robert A. Hillman
Cornell Law School

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