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Know These Interpretation Principles Before You Draft a Contract

When a contract dispute arises, there may be differing interpretations of the contract terms. A court asked to construe the disputed terms will look to statutory principles. But don’t wait for a dispute to learn these principles—be aware of them … Continue reading

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Swedish research libraries cancel journal contract with Elsevier

More bad news for RELX. Swedish research libraries are cancelling their journal contract through Bibsam Consortium with the academic publisher Elsevier. The contract will terminate as of June 30, 2018. Researchers from the participating organisations will continue to have access … Continue reading

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Data Driven Contract Interpretation: Discovering “Plain Meaning” Through Quantitative Methods

Stephen C. Mouritsen, Contract Interpretation with Corpus Linguistics (Nov. 4, 2017), available at SSRN. Omri Ben-Shahar Interpretation of contractual text may be the most important task courts perform in contract disputes. It is also the least predictable. Courts fall back … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES A NEW YORK CONTRACT MEAN? TAKE IT AT FACE VALUE

What does your contract actually mean? You know what it says.  You know what you meant when you signed the contract and committed your business to it.  You thought it was clear and unambiguous.  What do you do when the … Continue reading

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Georgia Court Discusses Plaintiff’s Potential Failure to Comply with Terms of Insurance Contract

Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued an opinion in a Georgia car accident case involving a dispute between the plaintiff and an insurance company. The question the court was tasked with answering was whether the plaintiff adequately complied … Continue reading

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