‘More Unilateral Contract News: Texas GOP Politician Pays out $25,000’

“Yesterday, we noted that Elon Musk’s ‘offer’ to donate $6 billion to solve world hunger was couched in conditions that rendered it non-binding. Musk’s offer likely was not serious. Rather, it was a more clearly provocative version of the attempted jest in Lucy v Zehmer. It was more of a taunt than it was a charitable pledge. In the alternative, Musk’s offer could be characterized as an illusory promise …” (more)

[Jeremy Telman, ContractsProf Blog, 2 November]

First posted 2021-11-02 19:00:42

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