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Unconscionable

In law, describing anything that violates or ought to violate one's conscience. An unconscionable act is unenforceable by a court. For example, a court may rule a contract invalid because its provisions so obviously favor one party that it becomes unconscionable.
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For example, in some states the unconscionability of the agreement is to be determined at divorce, not the time of signing, and in a number of states a finding of unconscionability alone is grounds for a successful challenge.
of unconscionability into the test for promissory estoppel.
This statement refers to doctrines such as unconscionability that courts have used with limited success to restrain the expanded FAA.
Admittedly, the hurdle in the courts to winning a business to business unconscionability suit is formidable.
681, 687 (1996) ("[G]enerally applicable contract defenses such as fraud, duress, or unconscionability may be applied to invalidate arbitration agreements without contravening [9 U.
This unconscionability may be yet another reason living constitutionalists are much more open to non-Article V amendment.
Importantly, the consideration of unconscionability in this context should be separated from the discussion over stored embryos given the direct clinical utility of UCB.
Contract Law in the Welfare State: A Defense of the Unconscionability Doctrine, Usury Laws, and Related Limitations on the Freedom to Contract.
Build It, They Might Stay: Unconscionability in Modern Sports Stadium