Contract Law in Wisconsin

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Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-548-2

Contract Law in Wisconsin covers key aspects of contracts – from formation to rescission and reformation. The book is divided into six sections, each thoroughly covering a distinct area of contracts fundamentals and practice, allowing you to instantly locate solutions.

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Contract Law in Wisconsin covers key aspects of contracts – from formation to rescission and reformation. The book is divided into six sections, each thoroughly covering a distinct area of contracts fundamentals and practice, allowing you to instantly locate solutions.

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894+ pp.; 5th ed. 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 revision incorporates many changes, including the following significant developments:

  • In a 2017 opinion, the Wisconsin Supreme Court discussed enforcement of a contractual jury-waiver provision
  • The U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion in 2018 regarding the enforceability of arbitration agreements that waive the right to pursue class and collective actions 
  • In a 2017 opinion, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals discussed whether following the “letter but not the spirit” of an agreement was a breach of contract 
  • The Wisconsin Court of Appeals issued a published decision in 2017 regarding whether the absence of a spouse’s signature on a mortgage was a “mistake” and whether the mortgage could be reformed

A new section in chapter 7 discusses modification of trust agreements, and a new section on effect of full performance has been added to chapter 10. 

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