Anita G. Ramasastry
LAW A 510
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.
Class assignments and grading
Final exam 90% Expert assignments 10%