Friends in High Places: Amity and Agreement in Alsatia
Yeshiva University - Cardozo Law School
International Journal of Law in Context, Vol. 1, p. 73, 2005
Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 126
When friends promise, what rights accrue? This article examines the history and doctrine that has made common law so unwilling to enforce amicable and specifically agreements between cohabitants. The roots of this curious disability lie shown to lie in theology and antique ecclesiastical case law. The unintended and undesirable consequences are then elaborated.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 20
Keywords: Contracts, Offer and Acceptance, Consideration
Date posted: July 23, 2005