Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON, WED 9:05 - 10:20 am JON 5.206

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final exam (administered by Exam4 in Closed mode) December 13, 2023 1:30 pm A-Z in 3.125
Midterm exam (administered by Exam4 in Closed mode) October 23, 2023 9:05 am - 10:20 am A-Z in 5.206


This course focuses on real contracts with real risks.  During the course will study a guaranty, a promissory note and a deed of trust.  These agreements are commonly used for financing.  A prominent local law firm has provided materials for our use in class.  We will also study a merger agreement, an asset acquisition agreement and a joint venture agreement.  The merger, joint venture and asset acquisition agreement were prepared by committees of the American Bar Association.  We will also study a confidentiality agreement, non-compete agreement, a waiver of liability and several other commonly used agreements.  Finally, we will study an intellectual property license.  This course highlights the liabilities in each agreement.  

Prerequisite: First year torts and first year contracts.  

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

No materials required


Log In to View Course Evaluations

Important Class Changes

Date Updated
06/20/2024 Exam information updated
06/18/2024 Exam information updated
10/31/2023 Exam information updated
09/12/2023 Exam information updated
03/24/2023 Exam information updated