Cases, Materials and Problems in Property, 2010

Cases, Materials and Problems in Property, 2010

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This casebook raises interesting and challenging problems concerning the development of property law. Property concepts are introduced through cutting edge issues, such as intellectual property, rights of publicity, and ownership rights in the human body. Historical dimensions are presented through discussions of laws which formerly excluded certain individuals from most forms of ownership and property control, such as Native Americans, African Americans, and women. The text covers traditional topics: estates in land, landlord and tenant laws, transfers of property, private land use controls, and constitutional limitations on public land use controls. Most chapters are preceded by a concise summary of legal doctrines or common themes covered in the chapter. Explanatory Notes provide extensive explanations of cases and rules; they clarify complicated opinions with background information regarding the circumstances giving rise to the proceedings. Problems and Problem Notes take students beyond the realm of settled rules to generate analysis of the purpose behind the rules. This book also points students to relevant secondary sources for a broader understanding of property law. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.Assume that in 2009, Dinkins sold her share to Ellen Elkton. ... Sageser On June 2, 1966, Mabel Reilly and her son Glen signed a contract to purchase a small farm outside Tacoma, Washington.8 The place had two dwellings, one a bit largeranbsp;...

Title:Cases, Materials and Problems in Property, 2010
Author:Richard H. Chused
Publisher:LexisNexis - 2010-06-28


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