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Contracts: Transactional Law

Legal resources related to contract law generally.

LibGuide Outline

Introduction to Contracts and Commercial Law

Contracts are fundamental to the Anglo-American legal system and involve reciprocal promises to act. There is an extensive body of law regarding contract drafting and enforceability.

Contracts are a means to an end and are used in a wide variety of business transactions.

For instance, in the real estate context, an apartment lease is a simple contract while a "contract for deed" is a contract to sell a house.

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Database Access Information

Some resources in this guide are Mitchell Hamline School of Law licensed databases. These are available to students, faculty, and staff either with a network login or individual password. Many of them are also available to the public from the computers in the library, as well as through computers signed into the school's wireless network.

Bloomberg Law, Westlaw, and Lexis are subscription services that require users to have individual accounts for access.