Basic Assumption (A Poem Based on Sherwood v. Walker)

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Alan E. Garfield

Widener University - Delaware Law School

Date Written: January 1, 2004

Abstract

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

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

Alan E. Garfield (Contact Author)

Widener University - Delaware Law School ( email )

4601 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803-0406
United States

HOME PAGE: http://law.widener.edu

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