Emanuel Law Outlines: Property, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

Emanuel Law Outlines: Property, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

by Steven L. Emanuel
     
 

The most trusted name in law school outlines, Emanuel Law Outlines support your class preparation, provide reference for your outline creation, and supply a comprehensive breakdown of topic matter for your entire study process. Created by Steven Emanuel, these course outlines have been relied on by generations of law students. Each title includes both

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The most trusted name in law school outlines, Emanuel Law Outlines support your class preparation, provide reference for your outline creation, and supply a comprehensive breakdown of topic matter for your entire study process. Created by Steven Emanuel, these course outlines have been relied on by generations of law students. Each title includes both capsule and detailed versions of the critical issues and key topics you must know to master the course. Also included are exam questions with model answers, an alpha-list of cases, and a cross reference table of cases for all of the leading casebooks. Emanuel Law Outline Features:

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735540101
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
01/20/2003
Series:
Emanuel Law Outlines Series
Edition description:
6th Edition
Pages:
498
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x 1.28(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexxxix
Casebook Correlation Chartxli
Capsule Summary1
Chapter 1Introduction
I."Property" Generally1
II.Sources of Property Law2
Chapter 2Possession and Transfer of Personal Property
I.Rights of Possessors3
II.Accession10
III.Bona Fide Purchasers11
IV.Bailments12
V.Gifts16
Quiz Yourself on Possession & Transfer of Personal Property24
Chapter 3Adverse Possession
I.Introduction27
II.Physical Requirements28
III.Mental Requirements30
IV.Continuity of Possession34
V.Length of Time Required37
VI.Rights of Adverse Possessor40
VII.Conflicts Between Possessors43
Quiz Yourself on Adverse Possession44
Exam Tips on Adverse Possession45
Chapter 4Freehold Estates
I.Introduction49
II.Fee Simple52
III.The Fee Tail58
IV.Life Estates60
Quiz Yourself on Freehold Estates64
Exam Tips on Freehold Estates65
Chapter 5Future Interests
I.Introduction69
II.The Possibility of Reverter and The Right of Entry69
III.Reversions71
IV.Remainders72
V.The Rule in Shelley's Case84
VI.Doctrine of Worthier Title88
VII.The Statute of Uses and Executory Interests90
VIII.Waste98
IX.The Rule Against Perpetuities101
X.Restraints Upon Alienation108
Quiz Yourself on Future Interests109
Exam Tips on Future Interests114
Chapter 6Marital Estates
I.The Common-Law System--Rights During Marriage121
II.The Common-Law System--Effect of Divorce122
III.The Common-Law System--Death of a Spouse125
IV.Community Property127
V.Domestic Partnerships, Same-Sex Marriages, and Other Variations on Traditional Marriage131
VI.Homestead Exemptions135
Quiz Yourself on Marital Estates135
Chapter 7Concurrent Ownership
I.Joint Tenancy137
II.Tenancy in Common143
III.Tenancy by the Entirety145
IV.Relations Between Co-Tenants148
V.Tax Consequences153
Quiz Yourself on Concurrent Ownership154
Exam Tips on Concurrent Ownership156
Chapter 8Landlord and Tenant
I.Introduction159
II.The Various Tenancies and Their Creation160
III.Tenant's Right of Possession and Enjoyment166
IV.Condition of the Premises174
V.Tort Liability of Landlord and Tenant187
VI.Tenant's Duties193
VII.Landlord's Remedies196
VIII.Transfer and Sale by Lessor; Assignment and Subletting by Lessee203
IX.Some Important Legislation216
Quiz Yourself on Landlord and Tenant219
Exam Tips on Landlord and Tenant225
Chapter 9Easements and Promises Concerning Land
I.Easements Generally231
II.Creation of Easements233
III.Scope of Easements244
IV.Transfer and Subdivision of Easements247
V.Termination of Easements250
VI.Licenses253
VII.Covenants Running with Land--Introduction256
VIII.Covenants--Running of Burden and Benefit258
IX.Equitable Servitudes269
Quiz Yourself on Easements and Promises Concerning Land288
Exam Tips on Easements and Promises Concerning Land293
Chapter 10Zoning and Other Public Land-Use Controls
I.The "Taking" Clause, and Land-Use Controls as Implicit Takings303
II.Zoning--Generally311
III.Legal Limits on Zoning312
IV.Zoning--Administration318
V.Exclusionary Zoning329
VI.Regulation of Subdivision and Growth339
VII.Historical and Environmental Preservation341
VIII.Eminent Domain347
Quiz Yourself on Zoning and Other Public Land-Use Controls349
Exam Tips on Zoning and Other Public Land-Use Controls351
Chapter 11Land Sale Contracts, Mortgages and Deeds
I.Land Sale Contracts355
II.Mortgages and Installment Contracts374
III.Deeds380
Quiz Yourself on Land-Sale Contracts, Mortgages and Deeds398
Exam Tips on Land-Sale Contracts, Mortgages and Deeds403
Chapter 12The Recording System and Title Assurance
I.Common-Law Priorities411
II.Recording Statutes412
III.Title Registration (the Torrens System)432
IV.Methods of Title Assurance434
Quiz Yourself on The Recording System and Title Assurance439
Exam Tips on the Recording System and Title Assurance443
Chapter 13Rights Incident to Land
I.Nuisance447
II.Lateral and Subjacent Support449
III.Water Rights (Including Drainage)451
IV.Air Rights455
Quiz Yourself on Rights Incident to Land456
Exam Tips on Rights Incident to Land458
Multistate-Style Exam Questions461
Multistate-Style Exam Answers471
Essay Exam Questions and Answers481
Table of Cases487
Subject Matter Index491

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