Logourl black
From our private database of 14,200+ case briefs...

The College Block v. Atlantic Richfield Co.

California Court of Appeal
254 Cal. Rptr. 179 (Ct. App. 1988)


Facts

The College Block (plaintiff) owned a parcel of land and contracted with Atlantic Richfield (ARCO) (defendant) to build and operate a gas station on the land for a period of 20 years. Rent was to be a percentage of the gasoline delivered, regardless of how much was delivered. However, College Block was to receive a minimum of $1,000 per month. ARCO operated a gas station for 17 years, but then closed the station and continued to pay College Block the minimum $1,000 per month for the remainder of the lease. College Block brought suit alleging a breach of an implied covenant of continued operation.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Ashby, P.J.)

What to do next…

  1. Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.

    You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 97,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Vanderbilt, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students. Read our student testimonials.

  2. Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.

    Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students. Read more about Quimbee.

Here's why 237,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:

  • Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 14,200 briefs, keyed to 189 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
  • The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
  • Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
  • Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.