the branch of civil law dealing with interpretation and enforcement of written agreements between parties
Contract law has its origins thousands of years as the early civilizations began to trade with each other, a legal system was created to support and to facilitate that trade.
The law of sales is a branch of contract law, hence consideration is necessary in a sale.
The general principles of contract law as we have discussed them are applicable to this method of forming the agency relationship.
He returned for a time to the contract law; but must soon have given up the plan.
Negotiability applies only to this branch of the law, while assignability applies to ordinary cases of contract law.
Beyond the matter of theft, property law was still unwritten custom, and contract law did not exist.