promise is – and is not – enforceable.

Each of us makes promises all of the time, and most promises we keep, but some we don’t. Focus on when a promise is – and is not – enforceable. Said differently, when will the law make a person keep a promise?

scenarios below and explain whether or not you think that the promise made is enforceable. Make sure to think about the concepts of offer, acceptance, consideration, legality and capacity.

Maria and Jennifer are having drinks at a local bar, and both are a bit tipsy. As the night goes on, Maria asks Jennifer to trade Jennifer’s 3-carat diamond ring for Maria’s 1978 Ford Duster, and Jennifer agrees to the deal.

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