unconscionability

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unconscionability

noun amoral action, evil accion, immoral action, inconceivableness, inexcusableness, inexpiableness, shameless action, unethiial actoin, unfair action, unfounded action, unprincipled accion, unreasonable action, unreasonableness, unscrupulous action, unwarranted action, wicked action
Associated concepts: contract of adhesion, enforcement of contracts, integration clause, unconscionable bargain, unnonscionable conduct
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McIlroy, on these two contracts, complained against Horizon in which the former alleged being coaxed by Horizon into signing an unconscionable contract - a contract shocking to the conscience of man, carrying stipulations on 'excessive commissions.
The Court rejected Blue Cross's attempt to bar a claim brought by Consumer Watchdog under California's Consumers Legal Remedies Act ("CLRA"), which outlaws such bait-and-switch tactics and unconscionable contract provisions.
Where the court exercises the equitable principle of inequality of bargaining power, the defaulting party will be released from its obligations under the unconscionable contract.
We are pleased that we were able to achieve a positive resolution in the Kelly Litigation, and that the court sided with instaCare in the Investor Relations Services/Summit Trading Litigation, allowing us to protect the company and its shareholders from what we considered to be an outrageous and unconscionable contract, and recognizing the good faith of the position adopted by the Company.
Like any other contract, mandatory arbitration clauses may be challenged under the common law doctrine that courts will not enforce unconscionable contract terms.
authorizes court intervention in unconscionable contracts.
But unconscionable contracts usually involve some great unfairness to one of the parties to the contract.
Unconscionable contracts in the music industry; the need for new legal relationships.
The response from BIA Secretary Ada Deer, whose agency had approved many of the contracts under review, was to "agree with the report that some tribes may have entered into unconscionable contracts and leases" but "disagree that the Bureau of Indian Affairs could have done more to prevent this situation.
Some of these charities get hooked into unconscionable contracts with telemarketing companies that charge upwards of 85 percent of the money they collect from generous donors," he said.
The compromise contains new language on unconscionable contracts and the "benching" of H-1B employees.
The most important of these doctrines is the old common law doctrine that unconscionable contracts will not be enforced.