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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In some states that adopted the bulk of the UPAA, an agreement can be challenged solely based on the unconscionability of the agreement.
precise meaning of unconscionability in this context is presently
The dimensions of their operations that embody recklessness, incompetence and unconscionability will go unchecked.
On the other hand, there may be a silver lining, as courts confronted by breathtaking overreaching (re)invigorate the contract doctrine of unconscionability.
Untrue consent of a contractual party can result from unconscionability or from a major mistake.
The 9th Circuit ruled that this refusal to hire the applicant was not retaliatory, but the court noted that arbitration agreements may still be subject to challenge under principles of contract law such as unconscionability.
37) Because the defense of unconscionability is not available where a loss results from an error in business judgment, the board denied Elter's appeal.
In particular, the FAA does not preempt traditional contract defenses under state law, such as lack of consideration, mutuality, unconscionability, fraud and duress.
79) Doctrines involving this type of situation include fraud, undue influence, unconscionability and lack of capacity.
Editorial covers such topics as ethical/professional obligations on attorneys, the law of non est factum, undue influence and unconscionability, bank guarantees, domestic contracts, employment agreements, corporate transactions, insurance releases and negligence claims against lawyers.