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Business Law and Merits of Court's Decision

1. Read the decision of the court in the case of 1-800 Contacts, Inc. v. Weigner. Debate the merits of the court's decision. Do you agree with the court's decision? Why or why not? See http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/data/ut/cases/appopin/1-800_contacts120805.pdf.

2. Using WestLaw, please find the case of Hotmail Corp. v. Van Money Pie Inc., 47 U.S.P.Q.2d (BNA) 1020, 1998 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10729 (N.D. Cal. 4/20/98) and critique the judgment of the court. Are most consumers fully aware of the legal consequences of clicking an "I agree" box on a Web site? Why or why not?

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1. Read the decision of the court in the case of 1-800 Contacts, Inc. v. Weigner. Debate the merits of the courts decision. Do you agree with the court s decision? Why or why not? See http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/data/ut/cases/appopin/1-800_contacts120805.pdf.

The case was about the trial court's ruling that electronic mail communications between Weigner and Lenfast did not constitute a binding contract. The correspondence between the two was regarding the sale of Weigner's assets. The trial court had stated that even if there were a contract, that contract could be set aside by Weigner at his sole discretion before the execution of the contract. The Utah Court of Appeals affirmed the decision.
I agree with the court's judgment because the issue was whether a contract was formed. The point is that a contract to happen there must be an assent to all material terms present in the offer, the ...

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