Unconscionable bargains : what are the courts doing?
Degree Name: Master of Laws
Degree Discipline: Law
Publisher: University of Otago
Research Type: Thesis
Table of Contents:
I. Unconscionability : Unity in Diversity? A. Judicial explanations of unconscionability B. The fact pattern of unconscionability C. The burden of proof? D. Where to now? II. Procedural rationales for the proposed burden of proof A. Protection of the weaker contracting party B. Defective consent C. Unconscientious/unreasonable reliance III. Judicial application of the elements of unconscionability A. Complainant disability B. Contractual imbalance C. Independent advice D. Knowledge of disability E. The quality of the enforcer’s conduct IV. Substantive unfairness A. Judicial explanation of the role of substantive unfairness B. The procedure-substance distinction : a Gordian knot C. The primacy of substantive concerns V. Conclusion
152 leaves :fold. map ; 30 cm. Includes bibliography. University of Otago department: Law.