Contract Law Resources

Below is a list of resources for learning about contracts and conducting research into specific cases. Although we tried to do our best in compiling this list, we are not responsible for the content of the linked pages. We are in no way affiliated with any of the below sources and cannot vouch for the accuracy of the linked information. This material is intended for educational purposes only. You may link to this page at any time.

ResourceDescriptionLink
Online Database
Cornell University Law SchoolContract definitions, overview and in-depth resources.Website
FindLaw – Commercial Law and ContractsCase examples for various contract law areas.Website
Contracting and Organizations Research InstituteA vast library collection containing over 690,000 contracts for your research.Website
Law Reviews / Journals
ABA Section of Public Contract LawAmerican Bar AssociationWebsite
Yale Law JournalA detailed article on commercial contract law that aims to guide decision makers in the regulation of contracts.Website
Social Science Research NetworkThousands of legal papers from universities across the country.Website
Web
Lexis Nexis – ContractsA 19-chapter overview of contract law including definitions and sources (available in PDF).Website
ContractsProf BlogA popular contracts blog by law professors from various Universities.Website
Business Contracts from SEC Filings (California)Hundreds of sample contracts and agreements including state-specific documents.Website
Virtual Chase by JustiaDestination for legal research, including blog entries by law librarians.Website
Pace University School of LawInternational scholarly writings, case law search and other law links.Website
Georgetown Law – Contract is not a PromiseScholarly publication on contracts by Randy E. Barnett of Georgetown University Law Center (2011).Website
Contract Theory and the Limits of Contract LawContract theory paper by Alan Schwartz of Yale Law School and Robert E. Scott of Yale School of Management.Website
Contracts Resource GuideContracts resource guide from Cleveland State University Law Library.Website
Books
AmazonFind contract books, guides and educational material on amazon.comWebsite
Barnes and NobleMore books, also available in downloadable formats for e-reader devices.Website
Presentations PPT/Slideshare
What is a Contract? Contract Law 101(PowerPoint Download) Slides covering the basics of contracts, by University of Texas at San Antonio.Website
Overview of ContractsA slideshare.net presentation on contracts.Website
Introduction to Contract Law and TheoryMore information on contract law.Website
Contract Law Express TermsAdditional resources.Website
Elements of a ContractAdditional resources. (PowerPoint Download)Website
Contract DefinitionsAdditional resources.Website