Often cited by the courts, Restatement of the Law of Contracts
constitutes a thorough revision and updating of the original, out-of-print 1932 first edition. It embodies additions inspired by the Uniform Commercial Code and improves the blackletter formulations by altering the order or scope of topics to enhance clarity or reduce redundancy.
Many parts have been redrafted in the interests of simplification, precision, or refinement of analysis. Tables list citations of court cases, statutes, and other authorities included in the Restatement of the Law. Also of note are the:
- Inclusion of extensive commentary
- Reporter's Notes canvassing the leading authoritative sources
- Description and analysis of widespread statutory development