This book covers all the critical aspects of the law governing the sale of goods in the United States. It defines the scope of the law of sales, lays out the obligations of the seller and the buyer, discusses the allocation of risk, and addresses all the available remedies for breach of a sales contract. A representative sampling of cases are examined from various jurisdictions and levels of review in order to portray an accurate picture of modern sales law and provide practical solutions to complications that may arise during a sale.
Alissa Palumbo is an attorney with an interest in international commercial law. She received her doctorate magna cum laude from the University of Basel in Switzerland, where she worked as a research assistant at the private law Chair of Prof. Dr. Ingeborg Schwenzer, LL.M. She holds a J.D. from Pace University in New York and a B.A. in Politics from Ithaca College in New York. She is admitted to practice law in New York.
Chapter 1. An Introduction to the Modern Law of Sales in the United States; Chapter 2. Legal Framework of Sales Law in the United States; Chapter 3. Historical Overview of Sales Law 14; Chapter 4. Identifying the Boundaries of a Sales Contract; Chapter 5. The Concept of Goods; Chapter 6. General Remarks on Performance of a Sales Contract; Chapter 7.Tender of Delivery; Chapter 8. Documents; Chapter 9. Conformity of the Goods: The Law of Warranties; Chapter 10. Payment; Chapter 11. Taking Delivery; Chapter 12. Risk of Loss; Chapter 13. Examination and Notice; Chapter 14. General Remarks on Remedies; Chapter 15. Suspension of Performance and Adequate Assurances; Chapter 16. Avoidance; Chapter 17. Specific Performance; Chapter 18. Damages; Chapter 19. Deduction of Damages From the Price; Chapter 20. Exemption; Chapter 21. Interest; Concluding Remarks