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Professor Norman Otto Stockmeyer, Michigan Life Fellow, Published in "Michigan Academician"

March 6, 2019, Fellows in the news

Professor Norman Otto Stockmeyer, Michigan Life Fellow, recently published "The Law of Confusion: An Examination of Misunderstanding, Mistake, and Ignorance in Contract Law" in Michigan Academicianvol.XLV, p.347 (2018).  The abstract states "Courts have distinguished between several forms of confusion on the part of parties to a contract. This article examines the leading cases defining these related states of mind and their differing legal effects. It offers a fresh look at old chestnuts familiar to generations of law students: cases involving two sailing ships, a pregnant cow, and an uncut diamond. And it shares revealing back-stories rarely mentioned in law school." 

It is available online here. 

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