Property Law: Rules, Policies and Practices

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Aspen Law & Business, 2002 - Law - 1330 pages
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Joseph William Singer's comprehensive property casebook enters its Third Edition with a reputation for classroom effectiveness and social relevance.Instructors nationwide know they can depend on this respected casebook for:
- a unique viewpoint that combines established topics with a socially progressive sensibility and strong ethical coverage
- full coverage of traditional topics--such as access, relation among neighbors, common ownership, leaseholds, real estate transactions, land use regulation, and takings -- as well as nontraditional topics, such as tribal property, slavery, body parts, frozen embryos, and more
- a cases and problems approach to teaching that promotes learning and class debate
- extraordinarily clear explication of property rules and concepts
- a thorough Teacher's Manual, with answers to problems, sample syllabi, and helpful teaching tipsThis extensive revision features a number of refinements and improvements:
- the streamlined note material is more student-friendly
- coverage of intellectual property as it relates to the internet, biotechnology, and new reproductive technologies
- cases including A&M Records Inc. V. Napster, Upton v. JWP Businessland, Desnick v. ABC, Inc., Food Lion, Dale v. Boy Scouts of America, and Boy Scouts of America v. Dale
- developments in the law, such as the adoption of the Restatement (Third) of Property (Servitudes) and its effects on the law of easements, covenants, and equitable servitudesIf you want to capture the attention of first-year students as you introduce them to the fundamental areas of property, be sure to adopt PROPERTY LAW: Rules, Policies, and Practices, Third Edition.

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Contents xv
How to Brief a Case and Prepare for Class Ixi
Acknowledgments Ixvii

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Joseph William Singer is Professor of Law, Harvard University.

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