23 Sep Eachof us makes promises all of the time, and most
Eachof us makes promises all of the time, and most promises we keep, butsome we don’t. The question this week focus on when a promise is – andis not – enforceable. Said differently, when will the law make a personkeep a promise? Choose oneof the scenarios below and explain whether or not you think that thepromise made is enforceable. Make sure to think about the concepts ofoffer, acceptance, consideration, legality and capacity. UncleJohn promises his nephew that he will give the nephew $10,000 on his18th birthday if the nephew doesn’t drink alcohol, smoke cigarettes, doillegal drugs, or engage in any immoral behaviors.Billasks Sally to marry him, and her answer is “yes”. Bill then sells hisfavorite sports car and pays upfront for a lavish wedding ceremony and a3-week trip to Europe.Keithagrees to transport ceramic figurines from Los Angeles to New York Cityin his moving truck. What he doesn’t know is that each figurine isfilled packets of cocaine.Mariaand Jennifer are having drinks at a local bar, and both are a bittipsy. As the night goes on, Maria asks Jennifer to trade Jennifer’s3-carat diamond ring for Maria’s 1978 Ford Duster, and Jennifer agreesto the deal.