Property: Cases and Materials / Edition 3

Property: Cases and Materials / Edition 3

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ISBN-10: 1454825049

ISBN-13: 9781454825043

Pub. Date: 05/27/2013

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory

Professors who want to venture beyond the traditional land-based property coverage to include Intellectual Property and other emerging forms of Property Law will find this book ideally suited to their purposes. Property: Cases and Materials, Second Edition, fully integrates the law of tangible and intangible personal property with a thorough treatment of

Overview

Professors who want to venture beyond the traditional land-based property coverage to include Intellectual Property and other emerging forms of Property Law will find this book ideally suited to their purposes. Property: Cases and Materials, Second Edition, fully integrates the law of tangible and intangible personal property with a thorough treatment of real Property Law.

Charting a course through contemporary property law, this casebook:

  • provokes debate over fundamental questions from multiple perspectives
  • shows how a body of law develops over time and responds to changing social and technological environments
  • offers stand-alone chapters that can be reordered or omitted to accommodate time constraints and teaching objectives
  • provides transitional material and explanatory notes
  • incorporates appellate decisions, statutes, regulations, administrative decisions, law review articles, and non-legal materials
  • presents a compelling selection of principal cases, such as
    • Elvis Presley International Memorial Foundation v. Crowell
    • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd.
    • Dred Scott v. Sandford o Popov v. Hayashi
    • Neponsit Property Owners' Ass'n v. Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank
    • The Barbed Wire Patent
    • Johnson v. Macintos
    • Loretto v. Teleprompter Manhattan CATV Corp.
  • features a comprehensive Teacher’s Manual

Thoroughly updatedthroughout, the Second Edition features:

  • new units on cultural property and natural resources law, including water law
  • numerous recent principal cases including:
    • Kelo v. City of New London, on eminent domain
    • Georgia v. Randolph, on protecting a cotenant from a police search that was authorized by another owner
    • Gormley v. Robertson, on the evolving law of property rights for same-sex couples
    • Philip Morris, Inc. v. Reilly, on regulatory takings of trade secrets
    • Wilderness Watch v. Mainella, on the protection of Cumberland Island as a wilderness area
    • Corliss v. Wenner, on finder's rights to treasure trove
    • Carson Harbor Village, Ltd. v. Unocal Corporation, on liability for environmental contamination

Property: Cases and Materials, now in a Second Edition, maps the full landscape of contemporary property law, bringing into focus basic land-based property law along with that other major promontory, intellectual property. As you chart a course through your next Property class, this may well be the casebook you’ll want to bring with you.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781454825043
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory
Publication date:
05/27/2013
Pages:
912
Sales rank:
773,668
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Summary of Contents

Ch. 1. Introduction

Ch. 2. Personal Property

Ch. 3. Protecting Possession

Ch. 4. Intellectual Property

Ch. 5. Property in Living Things

Ch. 6. Present Estates

Ch. 7. Future Interests

Ch. 8. Concurrent Ownership

Ch. 9. Landlord and Tenant

Ch. 10. Transfers of Property

Ch. 11. Private Land Use Restrictions

Ch. 12. Government Land Use Restrictions

Ch. 13. Takings

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