Misrepresentation, Warranty, and Estoppel [chapter]

P. S. Atiyah
1990 Essays on Contract  
Few legal concepts are as basic, and as ill-defined, as representation, warranty, and estoppel. Professor Atiyah conducts an examination of the nature of these concepts, as well as their interrelation. The nature of a representation, the nature of a warranty, and the nature of the distinction between misrepresenta tion and warranty are instructively analyzed in the first part of the article. In the second part, Professor Atiyah investigates the nature and functions of the doctrine of estoppel
more » ... trine of estoppel by representation, and discusses the relations between repre sentation, warranty, and estoppel.
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