Scott J. Burnham

Gonzaga University School of Law

Curley Professor of Law

721 N. Cincinnati Street

Spokane, WA 99220-3528

United States

http://www.law.gonzaga.edu/

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

How to Read a Contract

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 45, p. 133, 2003
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 177 (105,609)
Citation 1

Abstract:

contract, drafting, reading, reading theory

2.

A Primer on Accord and Satisfaction

Montana Law Review, Vol. 47, p. 1, 1986
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 158 (97,082)

Abstract:

accord, satisfaction, accord and satisfaction, Montana Law, UCC 1-207, contract law

3.

Teaching Legal Ethics in Contracts

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 144 (145,661)

Abstract:

Roger Cramton, ethics, legal ethics, drafting contracts, ethics in contracts, teaching Contracts, Model Rules of Professional Responsibility

The Interstices of Copyright Law and Contract Law: Finding the Terms of an Implied Nonexclusive License in a Failed Work for Hire Agreement

Journal of the Copyright Society, Vol. 46, No. 3, 1999
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 02 May 2012
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 132 (179,732)

Abstract:

copyright, contract, work made for hire, independent contractor, nonexclusive license

The Interstices of Copyright Law and Contract Law: Finding the Terms of an Implied Nonexclusive License in a Failed Work for Hire Agreement

Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA, No. 46, Pp. 333-400, 1999
Posted: 05 Mar 2000
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law

Abstract:

5.

Accord and Satisfaction in California: A Trap for the Unwary

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 130 (141,913)

Abstract:

contracts, california law, accord, satisfaction, accord and satisfaction, Civil Code 1526

6.

Transaction Skills Training: Contract Drafting – Beyond the Basics

Transactions: Tennessee Journal of Business Law, p. 253, 2009
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 124 (173,952)

Abstract:

drafting, contract drafting, ambiguity, transaction skills

7.

The Parol Evidence Rule: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

Montana Law Review, Vol. 55, p. 93, 1994
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 83 (217,200)

Abstract:

parol evidence, contracts, Montana law, Sherrod

8.

Critical Reading of Contracts

Legal Studies Forum, Vol. 23, p. 392, 1999
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 72 (236,184)

Abstract:

reading theory, drafting contracts, contract law, teaching contracts

9.

Why Do Law Students Insist that Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code Applies Only to Merchants and What Can We Do About it?

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 66 (243,051)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Article 2, UCC, merchant, merchant rules, law students, uniform commercial code

10.

What Attorneys Should Know About the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, or, the 2 Do's and the 200 Don'ts of Debt Collection

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 65 (254,171)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Heintz, FDCPA, debt collection, fair debt collection practices act, attorneys

11.

Remedies Available to the Purchaser of a Defective Used Car

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 62 (254,171)

Abstract:

used car, contract law, used car contracts, consumer law, consumer warranty

12.

Are You Free to Contract Away Your Right to Bring a Negligence Claim?

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 379, 2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Jan 2014
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 61 (279,047)

Abstract:

contracts, exculpatory clause, skydiving, negligence, waiver

13.

Drafting in the Contracts Class

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 59 (270,353)

Abstract:

contracts, drafting, contract drafting, eBay contract

14.

Five Things I Learned Teaching at Concord Law School

AALS Section on Teaching Methods Newsletter, p. 5, Winter 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 14 Jan 2012
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 55 (300,252)

Abstract:

Concord Law School, distance learning, online education, teaching methods

15.

The War Against Arbitration in Montana

Montana Law Review, Vol. 66, p. 139, 2005
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 42 (319,047)
Citation 1

Abstract:

arbitration, Casarotto, Supreme Court, freedom of contract, Montana law

16.

Incorporating the Doctrine of Reasonable Expectations in Article 2

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 41 (330,817)

Abstract:

reasonable expectations, Article 2, UCC, Code methodology, Amended Article 2, Revised Article 2, contract of adhesion

17.

Setting Standards Under Sections 1-302 and 9-603

The Transactional Lawyer, Vol. 1, p. 3, August 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 14 Jan 2012
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 38 (346,080)

Abstract:

UCC, Uniform Commercial Code, 1-302, 9-603, commercial standards, variation by agreement, freedom of contract

18.

Debating the Field Civil Code 105 Years Late

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 36 (342,930)

Abstract:

Field Code, Montana Law, Montana Code Annotated, David Dudley Field, civil codes, Andrew Morriss, James Nelson, contract law

19.

Contract Damages in Montana Part 1: Expectancy Damages

Montana Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, 1983
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 02 May 2012
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 30 (355,877)

Abstract:

contract damages, contract remedies, expectancy, Montana

20.

The Regulation of Rent-to-Own Transactions

Loyola Consumer Law Reporter, Vol. 3, p. 40, 1990-1991
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 27 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 29 (373,419)

Abstract:

rent to own, lease purchase, consumer protection

21.

The Hypothetical Case in the Classroom

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 37, p. 405, 1987
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 28 (355,877)

Abstract:

law teaching, contracts, teaching methods

22.

Blood Does Not a Contract Make: A Response to Professor Nancy Kim

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Sep 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 28 (384,930)

Abstract:

reasonable expectations, socioculture, sociocultural, assent, Kim v. Son, Marriage of Witten

23.

The Interstices of Copyright Law and Contract Law II: Finding the Terms of an Implied Nonexclusive License in the Absence of Joint Authorship

62 Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA 223 (Winter 2015), Gonzaga University School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-08
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2015
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 27 (324,874)

Abstract:

24.

UCC Section Captions

The Transactional Lawyer, Vol. 1, p. 3, December 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 14 Jan 2012
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 27 (355,877)

Abstract:

UCC, Uniform Commercial Code, 1-107, section captions, captions

25.

Let’s Repeal the Field Code

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 17 (431,022)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Montana law, Field Code, Montana Code Annotated, David Dudley Field, contract law, civil codes

26.

Contract Damages in Montana Part II: Reliance and Restitution

Montana Law Review, Vol. 45, 1984
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Sep 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 17 (411,099)

Abstract:

Montana, Reliance, Restitution, Field Code

27.

Copyright in Library-Held Materials: A Decision Tree for Librarians

Law Library Journal, Vol. 96, No. 3, p. 425, 2004
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Sep 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 16 (436,158)

Abstract:

archives, common law copyright, fair use, library

28.

Contractual Relations in Small Business: Do the Benefits of a Custom-Made Contract Outweigh the Costs?

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 13 (436,158)

Abstract:

Stewart Macaulay, small business, contracts, small business transactions

29.

Agricultural Liens Under Revised Article 9

Montana Law Review, Vol. 63, p. 91, 2002
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 13 (446,660)

Abstract:

UCC, Revised Article 9, agricultural liens, Montana law

30.

Is Article 2 Regulatory or Facilitatory? A Socratic Dialogue

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 11 (472,435)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Article 2, UCC, Uniform Commercial Code, regulation, facilitatory, default rules, variation by agreement, freedom of contract

31.

Let's Restore Freedom of Contract to the Montana Code

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 02 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 11 (472,435)

Abstract:

Field Code, Montana Code Annotated, Montana law, freedom of contract, variation by agreement

32.

Symposium: Perspectives on the Uniform Laws Revision Process

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Nov 2011
Scott J. Burnham
Gonzaga University School of Law
Downloads 9 (477,449)

Abstract:

Uniform Commercial Code, Article 2, Revised Article 2, uniform law