Boilerplate Symposium II: Theresa Amato on Remedies to the Problems Posed by Boilerplate

“Theresa Amato, a public interest lawyer, is the executive director of Citizen Works, and the director of the Fair Contracts Project ( Professor Radin’s masterpiece Boilerplate sets forth the intellectual underpinnings for an energetic movement to correct the imbalance of power between corporations and consumers in fine print contracts. Her explanations of the degradation of consent and the resulting diminishment of the rule of law should incite all those who read it to not merely nod in accord, but to take action. Radin calls for a new legal way to analyze the boilerplate that she painstakingly shows fails to merit the term ‘contract’ — and therefore should not be evaluated under contract law …” (more)

[ContractsProf Blog, 14 May]

First posted 2013-05-14 12:30:29

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