Contracts I

Rejection


Restatement Second of Contracts § 38

Rejection

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  1. An offeree's power of acceptance is terminated by his rejection of the offer, unless the offeror has manifested a contrary intention.
  2. A manifestation of intention not to accept an offer is a rejection unless the offeree manifests an intention to take it under further advisement.
Restatement Second of Contracts § 39

Counter-Offers

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  1. A counter-offer is an offer made by an offeree to his offeror relating to the same matter as the original offer and proposing a substituted bargain differing from that proposed by the original offer.
  2. An offeree's power of acceptance is terminated by his making of a counter-offer, unless the offeror has manifested a contrary intention or unless the counter-offer manifests a contrary intention of the offeree.