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Domino's Pizza, Inc. ("Domino's") entered into four contracts with JWM Investments, Inc. ("JWM") under which JWM was to build restaurants and lease them to Domino's. Respondent John McDonald, an African-American, was the sole officer, director, and...

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To indemnify another party is to compensate that party for losses that that party has incurred or will incur as related to a specified incident.

Typical Indemnity Clause

This is an example of what a typical indemnification clause...

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Landlord-tenant law governs the rental of commercial and residential property. It is composed primarily of state statutes and common law. A number of states have based their statutory law on either the Uniform Residential Landlord And Tenant...

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Oral argument: Jan. 19, 2010

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit (Apr.18, 2008)

CONTRACT, PETROLEUM MARKETING PRACTICES ACT (“PMPA”)

The Petroleum Marketing Practices Act (“PMPA”) is a federal law regulating...

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This case involves a contract dispute between Judge Alex Ferrer, currently arbitrating disputes on the Fox Channel television show, "Judge Alex," and a lawyer, Arnold Preston, who works as personal manager for entertainers. Ferrer v. Preston, 145 Cal....

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Overview

Within contract law, promissory estoppel refers to the doctrine that a party may recover on the basis of a promise made when the party's reliance on that promise was reasonable, and the party attempting to recover detrimentally relied on the...

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Definition

An obligation imposed by law to prevent unjust enrichment. Also called a contract implied in law or a constructive contract, a quasi contract may be presumed by a court in the absence of a true contract, but not where a contract—either...

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On March 18, 1938, Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado signed the Rio Grande Compact (the “Compact”). Complaint at 2, Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado, (2013). The Compact resulted from a period of controversy among the states, in the early twentieth...