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Restitution and Unjust Enrichment: Cases and Notes

Authors
  • Andrew Kull
  • Ward Farnsworth
Series / Aspen Casebook Series
Teaching Materials
NO
Description

Restitution is a body of law that has immense practical value and wide application to disputes of all sorts. Simply put, it is the set of rules that govern recovery of gains that a party should not keep—or “unjust enrichment,” as it is formally called; and unjust enrichment occurs every day in both private and commercial transactions. Restitution has the dual distinction of being one of the most useful but overlooked bodies of law, due to its lack of study by several generations of modern lawyers. Without a single casebook in print on the subject, it has been nearly impossible to teach restitution law in the past. Restitution and Unjust Enrichment: Cases and Notesfills that void and presents the substance, remedies and history of restitution in a practical and interesting manner.


Professors and students will benefit from:

  • The only casebook available for teaching this important and interesting subject, and the first new one in 50 years.
  • A modern reworking of the topic that adopts the framework of Publication of Restatement Third, Restitution and Unjust Enrichment (2011) (“R3RUE”) for teaching purposes.
  • A complete discussion of Restitution, which is part of the required curriculum for students who receive legal training in other parts of the common-law world.
  • Authorship by leading scholars in the field. Andrew Kull was the sole Reporter for R3RUE, published in two hardcover volumes. Ward Farnsworth is the author of a convenient treatise on Restitution, published by the University of Chicago Press in 2014. He is also co-author of the Wolters Kluwer casebook Torts: Cases and Questions, currently in its second edition.
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Publication date
2018-10-24
Pages
600
Hardcover
9781543800906
Subject
Remedies
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