Drafting Landmines: Warranties for the Sale of Goods


The word warranty isn’t just mired in confusion; it leaps, dives, and wallows in it. It means so many different things that the great Karl Llewellyn, the chief architect of the Uniform Commercial Code (U.C.C.), said that “the sane course is to discard the word from one's thinking." K. Llewellyn, Cases and Materials on the Law of Sales 210 (1930).