Corrective justice and contract law

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Martín Hevia (2010)
  • Publisher: Universidad del Rosario
  • Journal: Revista Estudios Socio-Jurídicos (issn: 0124-0579, eissn: 2145-4531)
  • Subject: derecho contractual, justicia correctiva, justicia distributiva, acciones por incumplimiento contractual, common law, derecho civil. | Law | K | Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence | K1-7720

This article suggests that the central aspects of contract law in various jurisdictions can be explained within the idea of corrective justice. The article is divided into three parts. The first part distinguishes between corrective justice and distributive justice. The second part describes contract law. The third part focuses on actions for breach of contract and within that context reflects upon the idea of corrective justice.
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