This module focuses on excuses for non-performance of the terms of a contract by parties to it and the remedies that are available under common law and equity.  Therefore, students should be able to explain the general rules governing mistakes, misrepresentation, duress and undue influence, legality, breach and frustration of contracts.  In addition, the students should be able to analyze contracts which are in dispute and make recommendations as to the possible remedies to innocent parties.