1. Unconscionability Consider for a moment what might justify using the coercive power of the state to enforce private promises. From a moral perspective, we might think that choosing to make a promise creates a duty to perform. Imagine that Cheryl promises Albert that she will prepare his tax return in exchange for $200. The […]

110 F. Supp. 801 BLACK INDUSTRIES, Inc. v. BUSH. Civ. A. No. 586-52. United States District Court D. New Jersey. March 13, 1953.         Waddington & Tilton, Camden, N. J., George M. Henry, Philadelphia, Pa., of counsel, for defendant, for the motion. Toolan, Haney & Romond, Perth Amboy, N. J., for plaintiff, contra. FORMAN, Chief Judge. […]

Page 442   166 N.J.Super. 442    400 A.2d 78, 26 UCC Rep.Serv. 1057    BEACHCOMBER COINS, INC., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Ron BOSKETT, t/a R & B Coins, Defendant-Respondent.    Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.    Argued Feb. 13, 1979. Decided March 2, 1979.  Page 444 John W. Gilbert, Ocean City, for plaintiff-appellant. [400 […]

Page 22   324 N.Y.S.2d 22    29 N.Y.2d 124, 272 N.E.2d 533    AUSTIN INSTRUMENT, INC., Respondent, v. LORAL CORPORATION, Appellant.    Court of Appeals of New York.    July 6, 1971.  Page 23 [272 N.E.2d 534] [29 N.Y.2d 126] Alvin A. Simon, New York City, and Joseph Sachter, Scarsdale, for appellant. [29 N.Y.2d […]

Page 38   149 N.Y.S.2d 38    Victor C. ARZANI, doing business under the assumed name and firm name and style of Victor C. Arzani Contracting Company, 2507 James Street, Syracuse, New York, Plaintiff, v. The PEOPLE of the State of New York; Maxim Kranz of 447 Fort Washington Avenue, New York 33, New York; […]