Nancy S. Kim

California Western School of Law

ProFlowers Distinguished Professor of Internet Studies and Professor of Law

225 Cedar Street

San Diego, CA 92101

United States

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Mistakes, Changed Circumstances and Intent

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 551 (61,725)
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mistakes, unilateral mistake, mutual mistake, contracts, changed circumstances, contract defenses, impossibility, commercial impracticability, contractual intent, dynamic

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The Software Licensing Dilemma

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2008, October 2008
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 504 (68,938)

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contracts, commercial law, software, licenses, intellectual property, shrinkwraps, clickwraps, browsewraps, consumer law, first sale, licensing

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Internet Challenges to Business Innovation

Journal of Internet Law, Vol. 12, No. 3, August 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Aug 2008
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 415 (87,009)

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business innovation, entrepreneur, clickwrap agreement, contracts, licensing, Internet

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The Best and Worst of Contracts Decisions: An Anthology

45 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 889-1022 (2018)., California Western School of Law Research Paper No. 19-2, Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2019/04, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 19-08
Number of pages: 134 Posted: 13 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2019
Michigan State University College of Law, Gonzaga University School of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Ohio State University - Moritz College of Law, Marquette University - Law School, University of Central Florida, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Southwestern Law School, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law, Barry University School of Law, Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, South Texas College of Law Houston, University of Florida Levin College of Law, South Texas College of Law Houston, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, California Western School of Law, William & Mary Law School, South Texas College of Law Houston and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 336 (110,765)

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Contracts, Contract Law

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Imposing Tort Liability on Websites for Cyberharassment

Yale Law Journal Pocket Part, Vol. 118, p. 115, 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 298 (125,986)

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internet, tort, defamation, cyberlaw, Communications Decency Act, cyberharassment, cyberbullying, Section 230

6.

Wrap Contracts: Foundations and Ramifications

Oxford University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 293 (128,245)

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clickwrap, shrinkwrap, browsewrap, electronic contract, contract, agreement

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Website Proprietorship and Online Harassment

Utah Law Review, 2009
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 285 (132,028)

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Clicking and Cringing

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 268 (140,706)
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Contracts, licensing, shrinkwrap, clickwraps, intellectual property, browsewraps, terms of use, software, assent, contract formation

9.

Internet Giants as Quasi-Governmental Actors and the Limits of Contractual Consent

80 Missouri Law Review 723 (2015), Valparaiso University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-3, California Western School of Law Research Paper No. 15-01
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2016
Nancy S. Kim and D. A. Jeremy Telman
California Western School of Law and Oklahoma City University School of Law
Downloads 220 (170,579)
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privacy, contract, wrap contracts, consent, Internet, cyberlaw, consumer

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Exploitation by Wrap Contracts -- Click 'Agree'

California Bar IP Journal, New Matter, Vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 10-17 (2014)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Jul 2014
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 210 (178,249)
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Wrap Contracting and the Online Environment: Causes and Cures

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON ELECTRONIC COMMERCE LAW (ed. John A. Rothchild, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016, Forthcoming), California Western School of Law Research Paper No. 15-08
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 187 (198,190)

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wrap contract, shrinkwrap, clickwrap, browsewrap, ProCD, electronic contract, ecommerce, consumer contracts

12.

The Duty to Draft Reasonably and Online Contracts

Chapter 8, in COMMERCIAL CONTRACT LAW: A TRANSATLANTIC PERSPECTIVE (eds. Larry DiMatteo, Keith Rowley, Severine Saintier, and George Zhou) (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 186 (199,066)

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electronic contracting, contract design, clickwrap, browsewrap, online agreements, consumer contracts

13.

'Wrap Contracts and Privacy

Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence Press Technical Report SS-10-05, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 159 (227,737)

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Online Agreements, Contracts, Shrinkwrap, Browsewrap, Clickwrap, Privacy, Internet

14.

The Wrap Contract Morass

Southwestern University Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 2, p. 309, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 May 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 154 (233,918)

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contracts, consumer, standard form contracts, adhesive contracts, online contracts, electronic contracting, shrinkwrap, clickwrap, browsewrap, wrap contracts, unconscionability, internet commerce, technology and the law

15.

Martha Graham, Professor Miller and the Work for Hire Doctrine: Undoing the Judicial Bind Created by the Legislature

Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 13, p. 337, 2006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 152 (236,476)

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Work for hire, copyright, expectations of the parties

16.

Online Contracting: New Developments

The Business Lawyer 72:243 (Winter 2016-2017), California Western School of Law Research Paper No. 17-5
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 149 (240,337)

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wrap contracts, online contracts, clickwrap, browsewrap, shrinkwrap, ecommerce, consumer, contracts

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Evolving Business and Social Norms and Interpretation Rules: The Need for a Dynamic Approach to Contract Disputes

Nebraska Law Review, Vol. 84, p. 506, 2005
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 May 2005 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 148 (241,683)
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Blameworthiness, Intent and Cultural Dissonance: The Unequal Treatment of Cultural Defense Defendants

Florida Journal Law & Public Policy, Vol. 17, p. 199, 2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 142 (249,974)

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Two Alternate Visions of Contract Law in 2025

52 Duquesne University Law Review 303 (2014)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Jul 2014
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 132 (264,547)

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digital contracts, electronic contracts, contracts, wrap contracts, ecommerce, internet, adhesion, unconscionability

20.

Consentability: Consent and Its Limits (Introduction)

Cambridge University Press (2019), California Western School of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 May 2019
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 121 (282,369)

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Consent, Contractual Consent, #MeToo, Commodification, Ethics

21.

The Faulty Foundation of the Draft Restatement of Consumer Contracts

36 Yale Journal on Regulation 447 (2019), Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-03, California Western School of Law Research Paper No. 19-3
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Feb 2019
Georgetown University Law Center, California Western School of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, University of Houston Law Center, Boston College Law School, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, National Consumer Law Center and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 113 (296,180)

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Situational Duress and the Aberrance of Electronic Contracts

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 1, p. 265 (2014)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Feb 2014
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 113 (296,180)

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electronic contracts, wrap contracts, clickwrap, browsewrap, ProCD, duress, situational duress, aberrant contracts

23.

Ideology, Coercion, and the Proposed Restatement of the Law of Consumer Contracts

Loyola Consumer Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 May 2020 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2020
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 101 (319,967)

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consumer contracts, Restatement of Consumer Contracts, contract law, clickwrap, browsewrap, electronic contracts, digital contracts, contracts of adhesion, standard form contracts

24.

Contract’s Adaptation and the Online Bargain

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 79, 2011
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 31 Jul 2011
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 101 (319,967)

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Website Design and Liability

Jurimetrics, Vol. 52, No. 383-431, 2012
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 97 (328,397)

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Communications Decency Act, cyber harassment, Section 230, online speech, website liability

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Revisiting the License v. Sale Conundrum

Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 101, 2020
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 Mar 2021
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 86 (354,073)

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licensing, license, copyright, first sale, patent exhaustion, wrap contracts, Lexmark

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New Developments in Digital and Wrap Contracts (2019-2020)

The Business Lawyer, Vol. 76, Winter 2020-21
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Feb 2021
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 86 (354,073)

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digital contracts, contracts, internet contracts, wrap contracts, clickwrap, browsewrap, modified wrap, hybridwrap, electronic contracting

28.

Relative Consent and Contract Law

18 Nevada Law Journal165 (2017), California Western School of Law Research Paper No. 18-5
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 85 (356,683)
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consent, contract, contract law, contract theory, contract doctrine

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Expanding the Scope of the Principles of the Law of Software Contracts to Include Digital Content

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 84, p. 1595, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 84 (359,283)

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Bargaining Power and Background Law

Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Dec 2009
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 81 (367,082)

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contracts, copyright, bargaining power, work for hire, software, background law

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Arbitration's Summer Soldiers Marching into Fall: Another Look at Eisenberg, Miller and Sherwin's Empirical Study of Arbitration Clauses in Consumer and Nonconsumer Contracts

Vermont Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim and Chii-Dean Lin
California Western School of Law and San Diego State University
Downloads 80 (369,758)

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Contracts, Arbitration, Form Contracts, 2-207, Uniform Commercial Code, Commercial Law, Sales, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Contracts, International Business Law

32.

Reasonable Expectations in Socio-Cultural Context

Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 May 2010 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2015
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
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Digital Contracts (June 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019)

75 THE BUSINESS LAWYER 1683 (Winter 2019-2020)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 55 (449,590)

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wrap contracts, digital contract, electronic contracts of adhesion, clickwrap, browsewrap, contracts, internet contracts

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Notice and Assent Through Technological Change: The Enduring Relevance of the Work of the ABA Joint Working Group on Electronic Contracting Practices

The Business Lawyer; Vol. 75, Spring 2020
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Apr 2020
Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, California Western School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 40 (512,199)

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contracts, electronic contracts, electronic commerce, cyberspace law

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Author Response to Symposium: What Does it Mean to Consent?

Loyola Law Review, New Orleans, Vol. 66, No. 1, Spring 2020
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2020
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 27 (581,468)

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consent, consentability autonomy, individual liberty, Harm Principle

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Boilerplate and Consent

17 Green Bag 293 (Spring 2014)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Oct 2020
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
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consent, boilerplate, wrap contracts, fine print