Property, Fifth Edition by Jesse Dukeminier, James E. Krier, James E. Krier
When a casebook remains the bestseller in its field, edition after edition, you know the authors are doing things right. Dukeminier and Krier's Property set the standard of excellence for Property casebooks, and continues to uphold it.
Once again, this expert author team provides an engrossing and enlightening teaching package.
Property, Fifth Edition, covers the full range of topics, including: in-depth treatment of estates and future interests, servitudes, and land-use controls a mixture of excerpts and author commentary keeps the book lively and multidimensional compelling stories, curious historical facts, and more than 50 in-text graphics hold student interest Dukeminier and Krier perfectly interweave an economics perspective throughout the book, without overwhelming the substantive coverage their exceptional Teacher's Manual, the one against which all others are measured, offers summaries of principal cases, readings, and cited materials, answers to all questions, and syllabi for varying credit courses
Look for these changes in the Fifth Edition: more accessible Chapter 1 on First Possession, with more depth and background on Intellectual Property and materials on internet cybersquatting major overhaul of Chapter 4 on Future Interests now including treatment of Swanson v. Swanson (recent Georgia case on classification), Symphony Space v. Pergola Properties (on options and the Rules Against Perpetuities), and new developments in the Rule Against Perpetuities important new cases in each area covered shorter Chapter 9 on Judicial Land-Use Controls: The Law of Nuisance, emphasizing remedies for nuisances skillful incorporation of coverage of the Restatement of Servitudes in Chapter 10 on Private Land-Use Controls simplified treatment of privity of estate closer examination of touch and concern updated references to and discussions of the important academic literature in each area of property law expanded coverage of common interest developments
Renowned for its lively mix of materials, its distinctive sense of humor, and its human-interest perspective, this dynamic casebook brings out the best in students and instructors alike.