Professor David Horton, JD

Professor David Horton
  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law
  • University of California, Davis, School of Law
Today, contracts are everywhere. So learning how they work and how courts interpret them can be valuable no matter who you are or what you do.

David Horton is a Professor of Law at the University of California, Davis, School of Law. He earned his BA cum laude from Carleton College and his J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as Chief Articles Editor of the UCLA Law Review. After graduating, Professor Horton clerked for the Honorable Ronald M. Whyte of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Professor Horton is the coauthor of three casebooks: Beasties v. Monster: A Primer of Law School and American Legal System; the eighth edition of Cases, Problems, and Materials on Contracts(with Douglas Whaley); and Wills, Trusts, and Estates: The Essentials (with Reid Weisbord and Stephen Urice). He has also published more than 30 law review articles in publications such as The Yale Law Journal, Stanford Law Review, New York UniversityLaw Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, California Law Review, Duke Law Journal, Northwestern University Law Review, and The Georgetown Law Journal.

Professor Horton’s academic writing has won The Association of American Law Schools’ Scholarly Papers Competition and the Mangano Dispute Resolution Advancement Award. In 2017, he was selected as a UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellow.

Professor Horton teaches Contracts; Introduction to Law; and Trusts, Wills, and Estates. Additionally, he teaches a seminar on the Federal Arbitration Act. In 2015, he won the UC Davis School of Law’s Distinguished Teaching Award.

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  1. Law School for Everyone: Contracts

    Law School for Everyone: Contracts

    David Horton
    4.3 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (7)
    Starting at $169.95 Starting at $169.95 $199.95 $169.95$199.95
    In Law School for Everyone: Contracts, join Professor David Horton for a revealing investigation of contract law. Over 12 lectures, you’ll get an introduction to contract essentials, including offers, acceptances, counteroffers, fraud, duress, and unconscionability. These and other concepts come alive in court cases that range from the outrageous to the heart-rending to the ridiculous.
  2. (SET) Law School for Everyone: Contracts & Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law & Critical Business Skills for Success Set

    (SET) Law School for Everyone: Contracts & Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law & Critical Business Skills for Success

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $869.85 Starting at $869.85 $1,024.85 $869.85$1,024.85
    Sharpen your everyday business skills with this accessible three-course set that shows you how the world of business works—and can even help prepare you for success of your own. First, in Law School for Everyone: Contracts, get an accessible introduction to contract essentials, including offers, counteroffers, fraud, and unconscionability. Then, in Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law, explore the history of...
  3. (SET) Law School for Everyone: Contracts & Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law Set

    (SET) Law School for Everyone: Contracts & Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $339.90 Starting at $339.90 $399.90 $339.90$399.90
    Untangle the complexities of two essential areas of American law in this two-course set that recreates the experience of a traditional law-school education. First, in Law School for Everyone: Contracts, get an accessible introduction to contract essentials, including offers, counteroffers, fraud, and unconscionability. Then, in Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law, explore the history of corporations and the legal...
  4. (SET) Getting Your Legal House in Order & Law School for Everyone Set on sale

    (SET) Getting Your Legal House in Order & Law School for Everyone

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $326.00 Starting at $61.90 $419.90 $61.90$419.90
    Take the time to make better sense of your legal affairs and the everyday contracts you sign with this insightful two-course set. First, in Getting Your Legal House in Order, get a practical, accessible, and encouraging look at what you need to do to secure your finances, your home, your health care, and your future. Then, in Law School for Everyone: Contracts, untangle the complexities of contract essentials,...
  5. (SET) Law School for Everyone: Contracts & Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law & Law School for Everyone: Legislation and Regulation & Law School for Everyone: Constitutional Law Set

    (SET) Law School for Everyone: Contracts & Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law & Law School for Everyone: Legislation and Regulation & Law School for Everyone: Constitutional Law

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $679.80 Starting at $679.80 $799.80 $679.80$799.80
    What is it like to learn about the American legal system in one of the nation’s top law schools? Find out in this four-course set delivered by award-winning professors of law. In Law School for Everyone: Contracts, get an accessible introduction to contract essentials, including offers, counteroffers, fraud, and unconscionability. In Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law, explore the history of corporations and...
  6. Set 2030;2015,2016,2018 Set

    Set 2030;2015,2016,2018

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $509.85 Starting at $509.85 $599.85 $509.85$599.85
    3 Course Set
  7. (SET) Law School for Everyone: Contracts & Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law & The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us Set

    (SET) Law School for Everyone: Contracts & Law School for Everyone: Corporate Law & The Great Trials of World History and the Lessons They Teach Us

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $574.85 Starting at $574.85 $669.85 $574.85$669.85
    What can legal concepts and codes teach us about how societies work, and how law can change the course of history? Discover the answers in this illuminating three-course set. Start with an accessible introduction to contract essentials, including offers, counteroffers, fraud, and unconscionability in Law School for Everyone: Contracts. Then, explore the history of corporations and the legal problems that can plague...