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

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
Exploring Article 2 February 20, 2019
84
217
Foreseeability December 13, 2018
40
96
Fraud and Misrepresentation August 3, 2016
64
336
Illegal Promises August 3, 2016
32
279
Implied Terms December 12, 2018
42
173
Installment Contracts July 22, 2018
10
42
An Introduction to Contract Remedies February 20, 2019
53
540
ITT v LTX. An Interactive Exploration of UCC Article 2 August 9, 2016
31
93
Lack of Capacity October 29, 2018
49
155
Liquidated Damages February 20, 2019
40
111
Misunderstanding and Mistake February 20, 2019
71
193
Mitigation February 20, 2019
43
100
Modification February 20, 2019
59
155
Overview and Sources of Contract Law January 28, 2020
24
153
The Parol Evidence Rule PodCast August 10, 2005
N/A
N/A
The Parol Evidence Rule August 28, 2018
257
1,262
Promises, Conditions, Warranties, and Representations March 29, 2019
53
151
Reliance Damages July 19, 2018
72
221
Rescission August 5, 2016
18
42
Restitution February 20, 2019
58
308