‘Harvard Law School’s Private Law Workshop: Nathan Oman, Reconsidering Contractual Consent

“How important is consent in contract law? Less important than many suppose, says Professor Nathan Oman. At the first HLS Private Law Workshop of the new academic year, Oman presented his current work in progress, Reconsidering Contractual Consent: Why We Shouldn’t Worry Too Much About Boilerplate and Other Puzzles. In this thought-provoking article, Oman argues that robustly voluntary consent to obligations is far less important to the normative defense of contract law than is often assumed …” (more)

[Patrick Goold, New Private Law, 16 September]

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