Obligations: general principles and obligations arising from contracts

  1. Explain the development of the seller’s responsibility for latent defects.
  2. Did Roman law have a “general principle of contract”?
  3. Compare and contrast the contract of mandate with the legal measures developed by the praetors to deal with the activities of servile agents.
  4. List and explain the requirements of negotiorum gestio.
  5. Set out and explain the “quasi contracts”. How do these differ from pacts?
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