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Excerpts from 'The Best and Worst of Contracts Decisions: An Anthology' (Val Ricks, Editor) - Part 1: A Bayesian Defense of the Rule in Hadley v. Baxendale - Part 2: Sherwood v. Walker: Replevin for Rose Redux

8 Pages Posted: 18 Sep 2017  

Enrique Guerra-Pujol

University of Central Florida; Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico

Date Written: September 8, 2017

Abstract

The author applies probability theory to two classic contracts cases: Hadley v. Baxendale (the broken crankshaft case) and Sherwood v. Walker (the pregnant cow case).

Keywords: Hadley v. Baxendale, Sherwood v. Walker, mistake, probability

JEL Classification: K12

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Guerra-Pujol, Enrique, Excerpts from 'The Best and Worst of Contracts Decisions: An Anthology' (Val Ricks, Editor) - Part 1: A Bayesian Defense of the Rule in Hadley v. Baxendale - Part 2: Sherwood v. Walker: Replevin for Rose Redux (September 8, 2017). Florida State University Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3034357

Enrique Guerra-Pujol (Contact Author)

University of Central Florida ( email )

Orlando, FL 32816
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.priorprobability.com

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico ( email )

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