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Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law$
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Jack Beatson and Daniel Friedman

Print publication date: 1997

Print ISBN-13: 9780198265788

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265788.001.0001

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Good Faith in Contract Performance

Good Faith in Contract Performance

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Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law

E Allan Farnsworth

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This chapter identifies the great variety of situations in which the issue of good faith in contract performance arises in United States law. It traces the historical origins of the good faith doctrine and discusses a number of its important applications. It also examines the theoretical debate over the meaning of the concept of good faith and the major issues that currently arise in US law regarding its ambit.

Keywords:   United States law, contract law, good faith

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