In which of the following situations might a court grant specific performance as a remedy for the breach of the contract
a) Tarrington contracts to sell her house and lot to Rainier. Then, on finding another buyer willing to pay a higher purchase price, she refuses to deed the property to Rainier.
b) Marita contracts to sing and dance in Horace’s nightclub for one month, beginning June 1. She then refuses to perform.
c) Juan contracts to purchase a rare coin from Edmund, who is breaking up his coin collection. At the last minute, Edmund decides to keep his coin collection intact and refuses to deliver the coin to Juan.
d) Astro Computer Corp. has three shareholders. Among them are Coase, who owns 48%, and Cary, who owns 4%. Cary contracts to sell his 4% to DeValle but later refuses to transfer the shares to him.
In responding to the question be sure to:
-- Define Specific Performance.
-- Discuss the elements of Specific Performance.
-- Analyze whether or not the scenarios in above cases are covered under the doctrine of Specific Performance.