- The kinds of writing that will satisfy Statute of Frauds.
of Goods (Article 2): writing must contain a quantity term and be signed by the defendant (party asserting a Statute of Frauds defense). Sale
- “I agree to buy 70 dolls from Clarice. /s/
.” Does this satisfy the Statute of Frauds against Hannibal ? Yes, because it contains a quantity term and is signed by Hannibal himself. There’s no price here. Under Article 2, the required writing only needs to contain a quantity term and be signed by D. Price is not necessary. Hannibal
- “I agree to sell 70 dolls to
. /s/ Clarice” Does this satisfy the Statute of Frauds against Hannibal ? No. Hannibal didn’t sign it. He’s the defendant. A writing signed by Clarice does not assuage any fear that Clarice is making it up. Hannibal
- All other prongs: writing must contain all material terms (who & what) and be signed by the defendant.