Law 413 - Advanced U.S. Contract Law for Foreign Lawyers

Jin S. Park

Jin S. Park

Lecturer in Law
B.A. Stanford University
J.D. UCLA School of Law
Course Description:

This course examines contracts used by businesses. It is designed for LL.M. students with 2-3 years of legal experience. By examining actual contracts used by real parties, students will learn how contract law principles affect the real-world transactional practice. Students will complete several assignments designed to familiarize them with common issues deal lawyers face in negotiating and reviewing various types of business contracts. These issues include problems of contract formation, enforceability, interpretation, performance, third party rights, and remedies. Students will be required to complete mock negotiations and drafting exercises. There may be lectures by guest speakers practicing in the fields of employment law, IP law, and litigation.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Jin Park 17S 413 LEC 1 R 8:25 AM - 10:25 AM 2.0 No No
  Law 413 is limited to foreign LLM students.
Textbook Information:
Textbook for Spring 2017 LEC 1
Kuney and Lloyd. Contracts: Transactions and Litigation   3rd ed.  
ISBN: 9780314267481. Thomson/West. REQUIRED $230.50
Zarfes and Bloom. Contracts: a Transactional Approach  1st ed.  
ISBN: 9780735510463. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. REQUIRED $56.00