Ten Reasons to Start Contracts with 'Hairy Hand'

The Law Teacher, p. 3, Spring 1995

1 Pages Posted: 28 Oct 2009

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Norman Otto Stockmeyer

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School

Date Written: 1995

Abstract

Most teachers of Contracts begin with Offer & Acceptance. This brief opinion piece advocates starting with Remedies, instead, and specifically with Hawkins v. McGee (1929), the classic "case of the hairy hand."

Keywords: Contract law, law school teaching, classic law cases, "hairy hand" case

Suggested Citation

Stockmeyer, Norman Otto, Ten Reasons to Start Contracts with 'Hairy Hand' (1995). The Law Teacher, p. 3, Spring 1995. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1495157

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