1 Pages Posted: 20 Apr 2010
Date Written: January 1, 2004
I’ll tell you how a man with a cow had a cow because his cow had a cow. A poem based on Sherwood v. Walker, the famous “barren cow” case that is a staple of first-year Contracts and a foundation for the doctrine of mutual mistake.
Keywords: contracts, mutual mistake, poetry, humor, Sherwood v. Walker
JEL Classification: K12
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Garfield, Alan E., Basic Assumption (A Poem Based on Sherwood v. Walker) (January 1, 2004). Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 57, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1593307