Liability without a Binding Contract
Lecture no. 5 from the course: Law School for Everyone: Contracts
Taught by Professor David Horton | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
Promissory estoppel and restitution are two contract-like doctrines developed by the courts that sometimes allow a plaintiff to collect—even when elements of a contract are missing. In this lecture, unpack these liability theories and some of the reasons their issues remain unsettled to this day.