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 (34)

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 535 (57,545)
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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 491 (64,092)

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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 409 (79,894)

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

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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 292 (116,714)

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

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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 275 (124,276)

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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 267 (128,224)

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

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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 261 (131,266)
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Contracts, licensing, shrinkwrap, clickwraps, intellectual property, browsewraps, terms of use, software, assent, contract formation

8.

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 256 (133,908)

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Contracts, Contract Law

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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 204 (166,535)
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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 201 (168,874)
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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 172 (194,163)

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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 164 (202,226)

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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 153 (214,479)

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

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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 151 (216,829)

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Work for hire, copyright, expectations of the parties

15.

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 146 (222,823)

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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

16.

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 144 (225,321)
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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 139 (231,751)

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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 129 (245,727)

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

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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 126 (250,100)

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

20.

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 109 (277,936)

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

21.

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 99 (296,746)

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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 95 (304,734)

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Consent, Contractual Consent, #MeToo, Commodification, Ethics

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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 94 (306,835)
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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 92 (311,105)

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

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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 82 (333,980)

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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 80 (338,892)

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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 79 (341,428)

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

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 76 (349,166)
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consent, contract, contract law, contract theory, contract doctrine

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

Loyola Consumer Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 May 2020
Nancy S. Kim
California Western School of Law
Downloads 75 (351,797)

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

30.

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
Downloads 71 (362,651)

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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 34 (497,854)

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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
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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
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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
Downloads 7 (668,389)

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consent, boilerplate, wrap contracts, fine print