Dawson, pp. 87-132: Alternative Interests: Reliance and Restitution


Introductory Note


Usually we want to give the injured part expectation damages.  Sometimes there are situations where we can’t or won’t do so.



Case: Chicago Coliseum Club v. Dempsey


Case: Security Stove & Mfg. Co. v. American Ry. Express Co. (excerpt)


Case: Anglia Television Ltd. v. Reed (excerpt)


Restatement of Contracts, Second: § 349. Damages Based on Reliance Interest


Case: L. Albert & Son v. Armstrong Rubber Co. (excerpt)


Comment: Equity Relief in Advance of Trial



Case: Boone v. Coe



Case: United States v. Algernon Blair, Inc.


          Case: Kearns v. Andree (excerpt)


          Comment: The “Doing and Giving” Problem


          Case: Oliver v. Campbell (excerpt)


          Note: Discontinuity at Full Performance


          Comment: The Common Counts and Restitution



Case: Britton v. Turner


          Case: Thach v. Durham (excerpt)


          Note: The “Grand Tradition”



Case: Pinches v. Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church


          Case: Kelley v. Hance (excerpt)


          Note: “Willful” Breach



Case: Vines v. Orchard Hills, Inc.


          Case: De Leon v. Aldrette (excerpt)


          Note: The Forfeiture Rule


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