Contract Law

Allison Sirica, A Great Gamble: Why Compromise Is the Best Bet to Resolve Florida's Indian Gaming Crisis

61 Fla. L. Rev. 1201 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: “Indian gaming is a national multi-billion dollar enterprise and growing.” Even in 2008, amidst an economic downturn, the revenues generated by the tribal gaming industry continued to show growth. In 2008 alone, Indian gaming generated $ 26.7 billion and accounted for a little […]

Julia Patterson Forrester, Still Crazy After All These Years: The Absolute Assignment Of Rents In Mortgage Loan Transactions

59 Fla. L. Rev. 487 (2007) | | | | ABSTRACT :: This Article explores the problems caused by the absolute assignment of rents in mortgage loan transactions, which have continued for more than a century, and discusses possible solutions. Rents are a significant part of the security for loans secured by income-producing properties such […]

Brandon Faulkner, Hacking into Data Breach Notification Laws

59 Fla. L. Rev. 1097 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: On March 23, 2007, a news agency announced that the police department in Gainesville, Florida, arrested six individuals on charges that they had stolen credit card data from a corporation’s database and purchased more than $ 8 million in gift cards and electronics […]

Craig Robert Senn, Knowing and Voluntary Waivers of Federal Employment Claims: Replacing the Totality of Circumstances Test with a "Waiver Certainty" Test

58 Fla. L. Rev. 305 (2006) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Suppose you own a company and you decide to terminate an employee. Other employees have unsuccessfully sued your company for federal employment discrimination, and you want to avoid another discrimination lawsuit and its legal costs. So you offer a generous severance package to […]

Carl J. Circo, Contract Theory and Contract Practice: Allocating Design Responsibility in the Construction Industry

58 Fla. L. Rev. 561 (2006) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: How much does legal theory matter to lawyers who advise clients concerning building design and construction contracts? Theory thrives in contract literature, as philosophers and legal scholars search for justification, essence, coherence, and synthesis. Lawyers litigating contract cases also invoke and confront theory […]

Marisa Lopez, Constitutional Law: Lowering the Standard of Strict Scrutiny

56 Fla. L. Rev. 841 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Respondents adopted a law school admissions policy that considered, among other factors, applicants’ race and ethnicity. The admissions policy was designed to achieve the educational benefits of a diverse student body. As part of this policy, admissions officers often considered daily reports that […]