Tag: Contract Law

AN OVERVIEW OF THE ORIGIN OF THE MODERN DOCTRINE OF CONTRACTUAL LAWS WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO ASSUMPSIT By Ochi Chikamso

By OCHI MARIA CHIKAMSO INTRODUCTION Unjust enrichment, the doctrine of modern contract dates back to the 13th century English Law, known as the “Action of Assumpsit” which developed from “Trespass on the Case.” The courts at that time did not recognize our modern concept of breach of contract. According to Ranulf Glanvill, a famous legal […]

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