Kenneth Ching, ‘Contract as Shank’

“A contract is like a screwdriver. A screwdriver can be used for turning screws and opening cans of paint. Or it can be used as a dagger in mortal prison combat. Likewise, a contract can ‘facilitate an efficient private ordering of society’, but it can also be ‘a means of social dominance and oppression’. Law professors should be quicker to tell new students about the shank-side of contracts …” (more)

[Kenneth Ching, ContractsProf Blog, 18 November]

First posted 2013-11-19 07:19:21

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