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Kirksey v. Kirksey

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Kirksey v. Kirksey, Ala. Sup. 8 Ala. 131 (1845), was a case decided by the Supreme Court of Alabama that held that a promise by a man to give his sister-in-law a house if she would move to his land was not a valid contract because it lacked bargained-for-consideration. [1]

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Case citation

Case citation is a system used by legal professionals to identify past court case decisions, either in series of books called reporters or law reports, or in a neutral style that identifies a decision regardless of where it is reported.

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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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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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Legal case

A legal case is a dispute between opposing parties resolved by a court, or by some equivalent legal process.

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Pre-emption right

A pre-emption right, or right of pre-emption, is a contractual right to acquire certain property newly coming into existence before it can be offered to any other person or entity.

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Supreme Court of Alabama

The Supreme Court of Alabama is the highest court in the state of Alabama.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirksey_v._Kirksey

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