Firefly and Contract Law

As the universe has rudely interrupted my studio diaries posts, here’s something to tide you over. A very accessible guide to the basics of contract law using Firefly’s episode plots to illustrate the basic concepts. Very fun, and very clever. Find it here. Continue reading

Principles of Contracts: Everybody Knows Peggy Lee (or should)

Preface: I mentioned this in the first post in this series, but because I’m going to be talking about some specific points of law in this post, I need to reiterate: I am not a lawyer, am not qualified to dispense legal advice, and none of what follows should be… Continue reading

Think Contracts Don’t Matter?

Since I’ve been doing a blog series on the Principles of Contracts, I have to include this bit of news about the biggest, ugliest case of a handshake deal I’ve seen in quite some time. Seems that the publishers and authors of The Shack never really figured out who owned… Continue reading