Scenario: Grocery, Inc., is a retail grocery store chain based in Any State, U.S.A. Grocery has stores throughout the United States. Grocery has written contracts with many different vendors to purchase the products they sell in their stores. Vendors range from individuals to international corporations. Tom Green works as the produce manager for the store in My Town, U.S.A. Jeff Fresh, 17 years old, is spending his summer vacation working for Tom in the produce department.
Using the scenario above, give a detailed answer to the following question:
1) Does Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) apply to the contracts between Grocery and its vendors? Do common law contracts apply? Explain, in detail, why or why not. Your answer should compare and contrast common law contracts and UCC Article 2 contracts.
About UCC - http://new.stjohns.edu/media/3/fb62329850504a37afdb028c759f614b.pdf
The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) is one of the uniform acts that have been promulgated in attempts to harmonize the law of sales and other commercial transactions in all 50 states within the United States of America. The UCC was the first of the Uniform Acts to be proposed, and is the longest and most elaborate of such acts. It is a joint project of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) and the American Law Institute (ALI). Judge Herbert F. Goodrich was the Chairman of the Editorial Board of the original 1952 edition. The Code, as the product of private organizations, is not itself the law, but only has the force of law if enacted by states. The ALI-NCCUSL has also established a permanent ...
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