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Contracts: Home

A guide designed for first year law students on the MU Law Library's resources regarding the law of Contracts.

Subject Explanation

Contracts spans the entire first year of law school. It includes contract formation, insufficient and defective agreement, bases of promissory liability (including consideration and promissory estoppel), restitution, abuse of bargaining process, the statute of frauds, parol evidence rule and principles of interpretation, contract performance and risk allocation, and remedies for breach contract.

Restatements on Westlaw

CALI Tutorials

CALI Tutorials are interactive, computer-based lessons, written by law faculty and librarians.

List of tutorials on Contract Law

See a law librarian for your CALI authorization code.

Audio Resources

Treatises

If you need help accessing these links, contact a law librarian.

Study Aids

Accessing Online Databases

On Campus

If you are on campus, access is almost always through IP access.  This means that the database will recognize your computer automatically if you are using your office computer, a library computer, or MIzzou Wireless. 

Off Campus - Law only resources

Some resources are made available only to Law School faculty and students.  These have an access designation of Law only. To access these resources from off campus

  1. Click the URL for the database
  2. Enter your Pawprint/Password (the same one you use for your email)

Off Campus - MU resources

Some resources are made available to the entire University of Missouri campus.  These have an access designation of MU access.  To access these resources from off campus:

  1. Click the URL for the database
  2. Enter your Pawprint/Password (the same one you use for your email)

Forgot Your Username or Password?

We have several password protected databases, including Bloomberg, LexisNexis, and Westlaw.  Our vendors want to help you work out password issues, or any other issues you may have with their service.

 

If you have lost your username and password, first try the “Forgot My Password” functionality first.  If you still have trouble, call them.  They really want to talk to you about this as you have the answers to your security questions.

 

Bloomberg Law – 1-888-560-BLAW (2529)

 

LexisNexis – 1-800-45-LEXIS (53947)

 

Westlaw – 1-800-WESTLAW (937-8529)

 

Cindy Bassett bassettcw@missouri.edu | 573-884-9150 can help with the process as well.