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) Published in Latest update Runs Past 30 Days Runs Past 120 Days
Exploring Article 2
February 20, 2019
69
105
Foreseeability
December 13, 2018
38
73
Fraud and Misrepresentation
August 3, 2016
86
184
Illegal Promises
August 3, 2016
73
159
Implied Terms
December 12, 2018
31
144
Installment Contracts
July 22, 2018
10
21
An Introduction to Contract Remedies
February 20, 2019
117
260
ITT v LTX. An Interactive Exploration of UCC Article 2
August 9, 2016
38
86
Lack of Capacity
October 29, 2018
37
79
Liquidated Damages
February 20, 2019
12
37
Misunderstanding and Mistake
February 20, 2019
85
128
Mitigation
February 20, 2019
43
68
Modification
February 20, 2019
40
79
Overview and Sources of Contract Law
February 20, 2019
263
806
The Parol Evidence Rule PodCast
August 10, 2005
N/A
N/A
The Parol Evidence Rule
August 28, 2018
225
498
Promises, Conditions, Warranties, and Representations
March 29, 2019
44
116
Reliance Damages
July 19, 2018
141
374
Rescission
August 5, 2016
5
11
Restitution
February 20, 2019
42
163