Dawson, p. 31-32: Comment: Reliance Damages for Purchasers of Land


J.D. looks at the history of the use of reliance when it comes to land deals.


The Flureau doctrine says that if the vendor commits a “good faith” breach, the vendee should only get reliance damages and not expectation damages.


This is the exception rather than the rule.


When this doctrine is applied, it obviously becomes important what we mean exactly by “good” and “bad faith”.

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