A mushroom crop of litigation has sprung up as a result of wartime governmental restrictions on production and consumption of civilian goods, particularly with respect to regulations of the sale of gasoline, tires, automobiles, and automobile accessories. Numerous problems have confronted the courts involving leases of property for the purpose of selling or servicing motor vehicles, where the lessee has sought to be released from his covenant to pay rent by invoking the so-called doctrine of "commercial frustration."
Margaret Groefsema S. Ed.,
CONTRACTS-DOCTRINE OF "COMMERCIAL FRUSTRATION" AS APPLIED TO LEASES OF REAL PROPERTY,
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