Gregory Klass

Georgetown University Law Center

Professor of Law

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

http://www.law.georgetown.edu/faculty/klass-gregory.cfm

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Promissory Fraud Without Breach

Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 295
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Aug 2004
Ian Ayres and Gregory Klass
Yale University - Yale Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 526 (53,836)
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contract, promissory fraud, false promise

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Efficient Breach

In The Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law 362-387 (Gregory Klass, George Letsas & Prince Saprai eds., Oxford: Oxford University Press 2014), Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-018, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-006
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 503 (56,943)
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contract, remedies, efficient breach, expectation damages

3.

Intent to Contract

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 95, p. 1437, 2009, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-07, Georgetown Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 09-07
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 23 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2010
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contract, contract theory, intent to contract, relational contracts, gratuitous promises, preliminary agreements, domestic agreements, reporters' confidentiality promises

4.

Against Endowment Theory: Experimental Economics and Legal Scholarship

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 61, pp. 2-64, 2013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-013, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-005
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2015
Gregory Klass and Kathryn Zeiler
Georgetown University Law Center and Boston University - School of Law
Downloads 426 (69,810)
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endowment effect, endowment theory, prospect theory, exchange asymmetries, ownership, behavioral economics

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Interpretation and Construction in Contract Law

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2018
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contracts, legal theory, interpretation, construction, plain meaning, parol evidence

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Three Pictures of Contract: Duty, Power and Compound Rule

New York University Law Review, Vol. 83, p. 1726, 2008, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1033116
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2009
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contract, contract theory, promise, voluntary obligation, power-conferring, duty-imposing, Raz, Hart

7.

Introduction to Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law

in PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF CONTRACT LAW, G. Klass, G. Letsas & P. Saprai, eds., Oxford University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2014
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 357 (85,859)

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contract theory, contract law, remedies, legal obligations

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New Rules for Promissory Fraud

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 48, 2006, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 331, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 936869
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2015
Ian Ayres and Gregory Klass
Yale University - Yale Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 285 (110,066)

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promissory fraud, fraud, promise (law), declaration of intention, contract, breach of contract

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Implied Certification Under the False Claims Act

Public Contract Law Journal, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2011, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-03
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2011
Gregory Klass and Michael Holt
Georgetown University Law Center and Georgetown University Law Center
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contract, fraud, False Claims Act, government contracts, interpretation

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Meaning, Purpose, and Cause in the Law of Deception

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 100, 2012, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-18, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 263 (119,799)
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fraud, misrepresentation, disclosure, interpretation

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To Perform or Pay Damages

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 98, pp. 143-158, 2012, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-118, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-20
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2012
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 222 (141,978)

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contract, efficient breach, promise, punitive damages

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The Rules of the Game and the Morality of Efficient Breach

29 Yale J.L. & Human. 71 (2017)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2017
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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Contracting for Cooperation in Recovery

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 117, No. 2, 2007, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 959459, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 959459
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2012
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contract, fraud, remedies, punitive damages, penalties, penalty clauses, economic loss rule

14.

Empiricism and Privacy Policies in the Restatement of Consumer Contract Law

Yale Journal on Regulation, Vol. 36, Pp. 45-115, 2018
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 18 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contract law, consumer contracts, privacy law, privacy policies, empirical legal studies, quantitative caselaw studies

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Regulating Information in Contractual Relationships

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1123640
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 29 May 2008
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contract, fraud, misrepresentation, disclosure, interpretation, Craswell, Grice

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Promise Etc.

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 45, 2012, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-19
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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Contract, Promise, Moral Theory

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Three Pictures of Contract: Short Version

The Legal Workshop, Forthcoming, New York University Law Review, Vol. 83, 2008, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 1316542
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Dec 2008
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contract, contract theory, promise, voluntary obligation, power-conferring, duty-imposing, Raz, Hart

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What If Fiduciary Obligations Are Like Contractual Ones?

Paul B. Miller & Andrew S. Gold, eds., Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2016
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contract, fiduciary obligations, jurisprudence

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Contract Exposition and Formalism

Georgetown University Law Center Scholarship @ GEORGETOWN LAW, 2017
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 09 Feb 2017
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contract law, interpretation, construction, formalism, parol evidence rule, legal theory, juristic acts, plain meaning

20.

A Conditional Intent to Perform

Legal Theory, Vol. 15, p. 107-147, 2009, Georgetown Public Law Research No. 09-08
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2011
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contract, promissory fraud, intent, intent to perform, conditional intent, relational contracts, shared intention, Bratman

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Contracts, Constitutions, and Getting the Interpretation-Construction Distinction Right

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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22.

The Law of Deception: A Research Agenda

University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 89, Pp. 707-740, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Apr 2018
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 101 (271,584)
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deception, fraud, consent, legal theory

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The Very Idea of a First Amendment Right Against Compelled Subsidization

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 38, 2005
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Sep 2004
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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First amendment, compelled speech, compelled subsidization, Veneman

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Parol Evidence Rules and the Mechanics of Choice

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol. 20, Pp. 457-486 (2019)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contract law, parol evidence rule, consumer contracts, contract theory

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Interpretation and Construction in Altering Rules

Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 12-153, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-038
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contract, interpretation, construction, default, legal history, theory and process, public Law, legal theory, rhetoric

26.

Boilerplate and Party Intent

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 82, No. 4, Pp. 105.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2019
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contracts, boilerplate, interpretation, insurance law, consumer contracts

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One-Legged Contracting

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 133, p. 1, 2019
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Nov 2019
Ian Ayres and Gregory Klass
Yale University - Yale Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
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contracts, consumer contracts, boilerplate

28.

Promise, Agreement, Contract

Forthcoming in in Research Handbook on Private Law Theories (Hanoch Dagan & Benjamin Zipursky, eds., 2020)
Number of pages: 25
Gregory Klass
Georgetown University Law Center
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contracts, promissory, agreement, theory