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Anita G. Ramasastry
LAW A 510
Seattle Campus


Class description

This course covers Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Specific topics covered include: sales contract formation, general construction and interpretation; title to goods; performance, breach repudiation and excuse; remedies and warranties.

Student learning goals

Be familiar with the basic structure of the UCC and how to read commercial statutes and official commentary;

Understand and be familiar with the primary provisions of UCC Article 2;

Able to identify major risks in a sale of goods transaction and analyze the allocation of risk in a particular contract

Compare and understand distinctions between the contracts for the sale of goods and contracts for services;

Understand how Article 2 applies in both commercial (business) and consumer sales contracts; and

Apply Article 2 in both a contract drafting and litigation contexts.

General method of instruction

The course focuses on discussion of problems applying UCC Article 2 -- as well as intensive reading of the Code.

Recommended preparation


Class assignments and grading

Final exam 90% Expert assignments 10%

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Anita G. Ramasastry
Date: 07/23/2012