Scott J. Burnham

Scott J. Burnham spent most of his long career at The University of Montana and Gonzaga School of Law, where he was the Curley Professor of Commercial Law. He taught in the areas of contracts, commercial law, and intellectual property. Professor Burnham received his J.D. and LL.M. degrees from New York University School of Law in 1974 and 1981. Between degrees, he practiced in New York City with a distinguished firm and after its dissolution continued as a sole practitioner. He has been a visiting professor at Santa Clara, Tennessee, Western New England, Memphis, UNLV, Hawaii, Ohio State, Cardozo, Vytautas Magnus (Lithuania) and SWUPL (Chongqing, China). Under the auspices of Fulbright, he taught at Montevideo (Uruguay) and Can Tho (Vietnam). He is the author of numerous law review articles in the fields of contracts, consumer law and legal education. Among his books are Contract Law for Dummies (Wiley) and Drafting and Analyzing Contracts: A Guide to the Practical Application of the Principles of Contract Law (4th ed. Carolina Academic Press). He is a past President of CALI and a member of the ALI. You can reach him at scottjburnham at gmail.com

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CALI Lessons

This table shows Lessons and podcasts by this author. It includes Lesson title, CALI Topics for the Lesson, the date the Lesson was published on the CALI website, the date the Lesson was last updated, and run/usage totals for the past 30 and 120 days.

Note: usage information for podcasts is not available here and is marked as N/A.

Lesson Title CALI Topic(s) Latest update Runs Past 30 Days Runs Past 120 Days
ITT v LTX. An Interactive Exploration of UCC Article 2 August 9, 2016
16
77
Drafting a Contract: The Sale of Goods July 2, 2019
123
369
The Parol Evidence Rule January 8, 2021
492
1,277
A Copyright Primer January 28, 2020
10
73
Exploring Article 2 February 20, 2019
24
346
The Statute of Frauds October 21, 2020
224
814
Void, Voidable and Unenforceable Contracts March 26, 2019
86
273
Lack of Capacity October 29, 2018
25
230
Duress and Undue Influence August 3, 2016
77
316
Unjust Terms (Unconscionability) September 23, 2020
45
307
Misunderstanding and Mistake February 20, 2019
83
373
Fraud and Misrepresentation August 3, 2016
74
392
Illegal Promises August 3, 2016
47
147
Defenses August 3, 2016
122
393
Conditions March 14, 2019
160
556
Implied Terms December 12, 2018
127
246
Warranties February 13, 2019
172
447
Reliance Damages July 19, 2018
42
237
Substantial Performance July 19, 2018
109
267
Liquidated Damages February 20, 2019
6
59