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PLST 231 Contracts/Commercial Transactions (3)

(Formerly ADLJ 231) This course provides students with a working overview of the applied contract process. Following traditional instruction methodology as supplemented with practical law office skill development, the course outlines prerequisites of contracting parties and applicable law(s), contract formation, contract performance, breach of contract and available remedies. The course introduces the students to commercial transactions including application and analysis under Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code (Washington State adopted version under Revised Code of Washington, Chapter 62A). Contracts and Commercial Law also includes a practicum element in basic contract drafting utilizing both goods and services components with attendant sources of law reflective of primary and secondary legal sources.

Prerequisite: Assessment at college-level English and reading.