Assistance with an IRAC paper

Nov 12th, 2015
DreamIt
Category:
Law
Price: $25 USD

Question description

Teri is a firefighter who lives and works in Boston, MA. She recently decided to purchase a new home on the banks of the Charles River in Cambridge, MA so that she could walk to the Harvard library whenever she gets bored. Therefore, Teri decides to sell her home. She lists her home in an ad and receives an offer from Jack to buy her home for $300,000. Teri accepts the offer and they sign a contract to that effect. 

After the contract is signed, however, Teri learns of a Boston municipal rule that all firefighters must live within the Boston city limits. Since Cambridge is outside Boston, Teri decides that she can't move after all. She calls Jack and tells him that Jack will have to look for another house because Teri is not moving. 

Jack sues Teri in municipal court in Boston. He asks the judge for specific performance; i.e., to force Teri to sell him the house in accordance with the original deal. Teri argues that, although specific performance is usually appropriate in land sale contract cases, the judge has the discretion to deny specific performance. 

Teri argues that the unique facts of her case; i.e., that she can't move because of the Boston residence rule for firefighters, allow the judge to deny specific performance on this case. 

You are a law clerk in the municipal court in which the case is taking place. Please write an IRAC-style essay explaining whether or not the judge should deny specific performance to Jack in this case. Please use Massachusetts case law, as the judge has told you that she couldn't care less what other states' courts have to say.

Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Daniel C.
(997)
School: UCLA
PREMIUM TUTOR

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students

5 Reviews


Summary
Quality
Communication
On Time
Value
ashleyisgod
Nov 28th, 2016
" Top quality work from this guy! I'll be back! "
Molly_Moon
Nov 6th, 2016
" AMAZING as always! "
Hemapathy
Oct 14th, 2016
" all I can say is wow very fast work, great work thanks "
BlueOcean
Oct 1st, 2016
" Awesome! Exactly what I wanted. "
kevin12622
Sep 22nd, 2016
" Goes above and beyond expectations ! "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1819 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors