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Defenses to Contract: Fraud and Duress

Lecture no. 6 from the course: Law School for Everyone: Contracts

Defenses to Contract: Fraud and Duress

Taught by Professor David Horton | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Just because a party agreed to something doesn’t necessarily mean a court should treat that agreement as legitimate. Join Professor Horton for a closer look at several defenses to enforcement recognized by contract law, including duress (such as physical compulsion and improper threats) and fraud (including misrepresentation and “fraud in the execution”).