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Contracts Quiz: Is This Email Settlement Binding?

Here’s a contracts quiz for you. Two parties, Southwest and Winterer, are attempting to work out an agreement about ownership of a couple of adjacent parcels of property and Southwest files a petition for partition. After mediation and other discussions, the attorney for Winterer sends the following email to the mediator: Here is Winterer’s offer: […] Read More

Contracting by Clicking Send

Are contracts made via email enforceable? You betcha—although not in all cases. In this recent post I highlighted a case where a written contract was modified by a pithy instant message exchange, and in this post I discussed a case where a court enforced “browsewrap” terms of use for a free website where the user […] Read More