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Consideration is a concept of English common law and is a necessity for simple contracts but not for special contracts (contracts by deed). [1]

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A. W. B. Simpson

Alfred William Brian Simpson, QC (Hon.), JP, FBA (17 August 1931 – 10 January 2011) usually referred to as Brian Simpson, was a British legal historian and the emeritus Charles F. and Edith J. Clyne Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School.

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Accord and satisfaction

Accord and satisfaction is a contract law concept about the purchase of the release from a debt obligation.

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Assumpsit ("he has undertaken", from Latin, assumere), or more fully, the action of assumpsit, was a form of action at common law.

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At-will employment

At-will employment is a term used in U.S. labor law for contractual relationships in which an employee can be dismissed by an employer for any reason (that is, without having to establish "just cause" for termination), and without warning, as long as the reason is not illegal (e.g. firing because of the employee's race or religion).

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Australian Law Reports

The Australian Law Reports are an unauthorised series of law reports which report cases from the High Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia and the Supreme Courts of the states and territories exercising federal jurisdiction.

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Central London Property Trust Ltd v High Trees House Ltd

Central London Property Trust Ltd v High Trees House Ltd KB 130 (or the High Trees case) is an English contract law decision in the High Court.

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Civil law (legal system)

Civil law, civilian law, or Roman law is a legal system originating in Europe, intellectualized within the framework of Roman law, the main feature of which is that its core principles are codified into a referable system which serves as the primary source of law.

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Common law

Common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is that body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals.

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Commonwealth Law Reports

The Commonwealth Law Reports (CLR) are the authorised reports of decisions of the High Court of Australia.

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Consideration is a concept of English common law and is a necessity for simple contracts but not for special contracts (contracts by deed).

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Consideration in English law

Consideration is an English common law concept within the law of contract, and is a necessity for simple contracts (but not for special contracts by deed).

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Consideration under American law

Consideration is the central concept in the common law of contracts and is required, in most cases, for a contract to be enforceable.

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A contract is a promise or set of promises that are legally enforceable and, if violated, allow the injured party access to legal remedies.

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Culpa in contrahendo

Culpa in contrahendo is a Latin expression meaning "fault in conclusion of a contract".

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In law, damages are an award, typically of money, to be paid to a person as compensation for loss or injury.

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A deed (anciently "an evidence") is any legal instrument in writing which passes, affirms or confirms an interest, right, or property and that is signed, attested, delivered, and in some jurisdictions, sealed.

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English law

English law is the common law legal system of England and Wales, comprising mainly criminal law and civil law, each branch having its own courts and procedures.

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Equity (law)

In jurisdictions following the English common law system, equity is the body of law which was developed in the English Court of Chancery and which is now administered concurrently with the common law.

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Estoppel is a judicial device in common law legal systems whereby a court may prevent, or "estop" (a person who performs this is estopped) a person from making assertions or from going back on his or her word.

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Foakes v Beer

Foakes v Beer is an English contract law case, which applied the controversial pre-existing duty rule in the context of part payments of debts.

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Gift (law)

A gift, in the law of property, is the voluntary transfer of property from one person (the donor or grantor) to another (the donee or grantee) without full valuable consideration.

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Glasbrook Bros v Glamorgan CC

Glasbrook Brothers Ltd.

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Harvey McGregor

Harvey McGregor CBE QC (25 February 1926 – 27 June 2015) was a British barrister and was Warden of New College, Oxford, from 1985 to 1996.

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John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill, also known as J.S. Mill, (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873) was a British philosopher, political economist, and civil servant.

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Legislation (or "statutory law") is law which has been promulgated (or "enacted") by a legislature or other governing body or the process of making it.

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North Ocean Shipping Co Ltd v Hyundai Construction Co Ltd

North Ocean Shipping Co Ltd v Hyundai Construction Co Ltd QB 705 is an English contract law case relating to duress.

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NSW Law Reports

The NSW Law Reports are the official reports of the courts of New South Wales, Australia.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Pao On v Lau Yiu Long

Pao On v Lau Yiu Long is a contract law appeal case from the Court of Appeal of Hong Kong decided by the Privy Council, concerning duress.

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Peppercorn (legal)

In legal parlance, a peppercorn is a metaphor for a very small payment, a nominal consideration, used to satisfy the requirements for the creation of a legal contract.

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Per incuriam

Per incuriam, literally translated as "through lack of care" is a device within the common law system of judicial precedent.

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Pinnel's Case

Pinnel's Case 5 Co.

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Punitive damages

Punitive damages, or exemplary damages, are damages intended to reform or deter the defendant and others from engaging in conduct similar to that which formed the basis of the lawsuit.

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Quantum meruit

Quantum meruit is a Latin phrase meaning "what one has earned".

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A quasi-contract (or implied-in-law contract or constructive contract) is a fictional contract recognised by a court.

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Roscorla v Thomas

Roscorla v Thomas.

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Scots contract law

Scots contract law governs the rules of contract in Scotland.

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Settlement (litigation)

In law, a settlement is a resolution between disputing parties about a legal case, reached either before or after court action begins.

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Tom Denning, Baron Denning

Alfred Thompson “Tom” Denning, Baron Denning, (23 January 1899 – 5 March 1999) was an English lawyer and judge.

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A tort, in common law jurisdictions, is a civil wrong that causes a claimant to suffer loss or harm resulting in legal liability for the person who commits the tortious act.

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Tweddle v Atkinson

is an English contract law case concerning the principle of privity of contract and consideration.

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Waltons Stores (Interstate) Ltd v Maher

Waltons Stores (Interstate) Ltd v Maher,.

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Williams v Roffey Bros & Nicholls (Contractors) Ltd

is a leading English contract law case.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consideration

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