Definition of Contract law

1. Noun. That branch of jurisprudence that studies the rights and obligations of parties entering into contracts.

Generic synonyms: Jurisprudence, Law, Legal Philosophy
Examples of category: Acceptance



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contract Law

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contraceptive pill
contraceptives
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contract
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contract in
contract killer
contract killing
contract law (current term)
contract of adhesion
contract of hazard
contract of sale
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contractability
contractable
contracted
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contracted heel
contracted kidney

Literary usage of Contract law

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1920)
"Applicability of general principles of contract law. Except where modified by specific statutory provisions contracts entered into by the United States are ..."

2. The Foundations of Legal Liability: A Presentation of the Theory and by Thomas Atkins Street (1906)
"E now come to consider that stage in the evolution Chapter of contract law which follows the recognition of the real contract. If progress be made along ..."

3. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1920)
"History of penalty in contract law. At common law, a contract to pay a specified sum of money upon the happening: of a certain event, was enforced according ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Bailments: Including Carriers, Innkeepers and Pledge by James Schouler (1897)
"Bailment relates to Personal Property; whether a Branch of contract law. — Inasmuch as bailment operates in rem, there is much reason for pronouncing this ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Bailments: Including Carriers, Innkeepers, and Pledge by James Schouler (1887)
"Bailment relates to Personal Property; whether a Branch of contract law. — Inasmuch as bailment pushes out its feelers in rein, there is much reason for ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"Alfred Johnson was convicted, of violating the labor contract law, ... 90) commonly known as the "labor contract law," and, his motion for a new trial being ..."

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