A Student's Guide to Estates in Land and Future Interests: Text, Examples, Problems, and Answers

Author: Robert Laurence,Pamela B. Minzner, Esq.

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 0327174455

Category: Law

Page: 254

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This unique self-teaching Guide facilitates the understanding of complex materials from Property courses. Chronologically organized material familiarizes students with basic concepts and necessary technical vocabulary. The authors graphically explain complex concepts, and provide extensive problem and answer sets. Topics include basic possessory estates, remainders and executory interests in response to the statute of uses, modifications of the common law scheme, and interesting complexities and modern changes. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

American Law in a Global Context

The Basics

Author: George P. Fletcher,Steve Sheppard

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199883271

Category: Law

Page: 696

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American Law in a Global Context is an elegant and erudite introduction to the American legal system from a global perspective. It covers the law and lawyering tools taught in the first year of law school, explaining the underlying concepts and techniques of the common law used in U.S. legal practice. The ideas central to the development and practice of American law, as well as constitutional law, contracts, property, criminal law, and courtroom procedure, are all presented in their historical and intellectual contexts, accessible to the novice but with insight that will inform the expert. Actual cases illuminate each major subject, engaging readers in the legal process and the arguments between real people that make American law an ever-evolving system.

Estates in Land and Future Interests

A Step-by-Step Guide

Author: Linda H. Edwards

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454887214

Category: Law

Page: 272

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The fifth edition of Estates in Land and Future Interests combines graphics, text boxes, and pedagogical techniques especially helpful to visual learners to teach the basics of estates and future interests, a particularly confusing subset of first-year property. One central graphic — a flow chart used to identify the state of the title after a particular conveyance — links various estates to the future interests that follow them. The complete flow chart appears on the inside back cover for easy reference. The book is useful both in class and as a practice book for self-guided learning outside class, thus reducing necessary syllabus time. Its step-by-step, process approach breaks up analytical tasks into smaller pieces, reducing the degree to which students get lost in the material. The book anticipates the most common areas of student confusion and resolves them before they occur. Written in clear, simple language, with short paragraphs and chapters, Estates in Land and Future Interests features an open, attractive design enhanced by graphics to make the material easier to understand.

Glannon Guide to Property

Learning Property Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis

Author: James Charles Smith

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454858966

Category: Law

Page: 396

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The proven Glannon Guide is a user-friendly study aid to use throughout the semester as a great supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. Topics are broken down into manageable pieces and are explained in a conversational tone. Chapters are interspersed with hypotheticals like those posed in the classroom that include analysis of answers to ensure thorough understanding. Additionally, “The Closer” questions pose sophisticated hypotheticals at the end of each chapter to present cumulative review of earlier topics. More like classroom experiences, the Glannon Guide provides you with straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick. The user-friendly Glannon Guide is your proven partner throughout the semester when you need a supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. The material is broken into small, manageable pieces to help you master concepts. Multiple-choice questions are interspersed throughout each chapter (not lumped at the end) to mirror the flow of a classroom lecture. Correct and incorrect answers are carefully explained; you learn why they do or do not work. You can rely on authority; the series was created by Joseph W. Glannon―Harvard-educated, best-selling author of, among other legal texts, Examples and Explanations; Civil Procedure, now in its sixth edition. “The Closer” poses a sophisticated problem question at the end of each chapter to test your comprehension. A final “Closing Closer” provides you practice opportunity as well as a cumulative review of all the concepts from earlier chapters. You can check your understanding each step of the way. More like classroom experiences, these Guides provide straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick.

Estates in Land and Future Interests

A Step-by-step Guide

Author: Linda Holdeman Edwards

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735576650

Category: Law

Page: 246

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Companion Website: www.aspenlawschool.com/books/edwardsestates This concise text offers a proven-effective method for teaching the complex terminology and relationships of estates and future interests. Through helpful pedagogy, clear presentation, and a building-block approach, Edwards simplifies--without oversimplifying--the process of analyzing the classifications and relational transactions of estates in land and future interests. Updated and honed in its Third Edition, Estates in Land and Future Interests: A Step-by-Step Guide, features: graphics, text boxes, and dynamic pedagogy to illustrate and clarify basic estates and future interests concepts and relationships a central flow chart on the inside back cover of the book that identifies the state of the title after a particular conveyance and which can be used throughout the book to link estates to the future interests that follow them a building-block approach that breaks analytical tasks into their constituent parts lucid and succinct text supported by a clean and uncluttered page design problem sets with answers, study questions, and practice exercises a logical organization that tracks the coverage in Dukeminier/Krier Glossary of terms clearly defined in the appendix Teacher's Manual and PowerPoint slides Few supplemental texts offer as much teaching support as this step-by-step guide, which comes with its own Teacher's Manual and PowerPoint slides. Your students will thank you for adopting the Third Edition.

The American Bench

Author: Marie T. (CON) Finn,Diana R. Irvine,Mary Lee Bliss,Gina L. Pratton,Samantha (CON) Morgan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780931398568

Category: Judges

Page: 2634

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Estates in Land and Future Interests

Problems and Answers

Author: John Makdisi

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 154

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The carefully crafted problems in this popular workbook have proven their effectiveness in helping students learn the rules and classifications in this intricate area of the law. the book remains as an ideal supplement to any Property or Wills, Trusts, and Estates course. Through a series of hypothetical situations, Makdisi's text allows students to practice applying the rules and assigning the classifications He brings coherence and clarity to the area with: -a historical background of the law -problem sets accompanied by full answers in every chapter -complete coverage of all the rules as they are applied today -a systematic organization of the common law -concise explanations of the classifications of interests and estates The Third Edition: -breaks down complex concepts to make them more digestible and heighten readibility -streamlines the presentation, with only the absolute essentials retained in the text -reorganizes the material to eliminate cross-referencing between chapters With its careful explanations of the modernized rules and catergories, excellent demonstrations of concepts, and skillful use of real-world problems, ESTATES IN LAND AND FUTURE INTERESTS: Problems and Answers, Third Edition, makes this area of study as painless as possible. Table of Contents Preface 1. Classification of Interests and Estates A. Definitions B. Categories of Estates C. Subcategories of Estates D. Categories of Future Interests 1. Future Interests in the Grantor 2. Future Interests in the Grantee E. Subcategories of Remainders 1. Contingent Remainder 2. Vested Remainder F. Summary: Dichotomous Key for Identification Procedure Problem Set I 2. Class Interests A. Inclusion B. Exclusion 1. Class Closing Rules 2. Four Examples 3. Distribution of Shares Problem Set II 3. Rules for Identification of the Conveyance A. No Gap in Seisin B. Piggyback Rule C. 'Die without Issue' Construction D. Subsumption Rule E. Modified Rule in Wild's Case F. Preference for Vesting Exception G. Backup Rule H. Merger Rule I. Rule in Shelley's Case J. Doctrine of Worthier Title Problem Set III 4. Rules to Govern Events Subsequent to the Conveyance A. Destructibility of Contingent Remainders B. Indestructibility of Executory Interests C. Rule in Purefoy v. Rogers D. Merger Rule E. Transferability Problem Set IV 5. the Rule against Perpetuities A. Elements 1. Must Vest 2. If at All 3. Not Later Than 21 Years 4. After Some Life in Being at the Creation of the Interest B. A System to Determine Validity under RAP Problem Set V 6. Powers of Appointment A. Definitions B. Types of Powers C. Rules D. Rule Against Perpetuities Problem Set VI

Inside Property Law

What Matters and why

Author: Daniel B. Bogart,John Makdisi

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735572321

Category: Law

Page: 294

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A concise and student-friendly study guide, Inside Property Law: What Matters and Why emphasizes the essential components of Property Law, how they fit together, and why. Explicit pedagogical features include graphics, Sidebars, and Frequently Asked Questions, among others, to guide comprehension and reinforce learning. Along with an attractive two-color page design, Inside Property Law: What Matters and Why features: basic coverage of the main themes of Property Law--what matters and why a variety of pedagogical elements that enhance learning and facilitate use: Overviews that briefly introduce and position the topic of each chapter within the context of the course, to convey to students what the topic is about and why it matters FAQs, or frequently asked questions, with straightforward answers that address common mistakes and misconceptions Sidebars that serve different purposes, such as explaining terminology, offering additional insights, providing study tips or practice pointers Charts and other visual aids that illustrate concepts Key terms are highlighted and defined in the text Chapter Summaries, a list of key points to remind students of the essentials Connections, brief sections at the end of each chapter, that connect the material just covered to topics in other chapters and in chapters to follow--showing students the interconnected structure of the law's framework a clear and informal writing style from the authors of the popular workbook, Estates in Land and Future Interests, which clearly lays out an intricate area of Property Law Inside Property Law: What Matters and Why complements the coverage in the best-selling casebook, Property, Sixth Edition, by Dukeminier, Krier, Alexander, and Schill, and provides multiple platforms for testing and reinforcing student understanding and retention. If you have students who could use help with their casebook assignments, you can confidently refer them to Inside Property Law: What Matters and Why. *A Teacher's Manual may be available for this book. Teacher's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. for more information or to request a copy, please contact Aspen Publishers at 800-950-5259 or [email protected]

Furcht

Trump im Weißen Haus

Author: Bob Woodward

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644002738

Category: Political Science

Page: 512

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Bob Woodward, die Ikone des investigativen Journalismus in den USA, hat alle amerikanischen Präsidenten aus nächster Nähe beobachtet. Nun nimmt er sich den derzeitigen Präsidenten vor und enthüllt den erschütternden Zustand des Weißen Hauses unter Donald Trump. Woodward beschreibt, wie dieser Präsident Entscheidungen trifft, er berichtet von eskalierenden Debatten im Oval Office und in der Air Force One, dem volatilen Charakter Trumps und dessen Obsessionen und Komplexen. Woodwards Buch ist ein Dokument der Zeitgeschichte: Hunderte Stunden von Interviews mit direkt Beteiligten, Gesprächsprotokolle, Tagebücher, Notizen – auch von Trump selbst – bieten einen dramatischen Einblick in die Machtzentrale der westlichen Welt, in der vor allem eines herrscht: Furcht. Woodward ist das Porträt eines amtierenden amerikanischen Präsidenten gelungen, das es in dieser Genauigkeit noch nicht gegeben hat.