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Third Parties in Contract Law

Lecture no. 8 from the course: Law School for Everyone: Contracts

Third Parties in Contract Law

Taught by Professor David Horton | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Contracts can affect dozens—even thousands—of third parties to whom you or your client will be obligated. Using court cases from 1859 and 1918, trace the history of third-party beneficiaries and examine the related issue of assignment and delegation: when a party to a contract can transfer their rights or duties to someone else.