Glannon Guide to Property Learning Through Multiple Choice

ISBN-10: 0735557977

ISBN-13: 9780735557970

Edition: Student Manual, Study Guide, etc. 

Authors: Richard G. Smith, James Charles Smith

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Following the format of the highly successful Glannon Guide series, The Glannon Guide to Property: Learning Property Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis provides a concise, clear, and effective review of property topics through the use of multiple-choice questions. After each question the author explains how the correct choice was chosen, so that students learn how to analyze exam questions while they review course material. Among the features that make this concise review so effective are: discussions in the text that prepare students to learn effectively from subsequent questions clear explanations of correct and incorrect answers that help to clarify nuances in the law multiple-choice questions that are neither too difficult nor unrealistically straightforwardits usefulness as a study aid regardless of whether students will be tested by multiple-choice questions or in another formatan extremely user-friendly and interactive approacha more challenging final question in each chapter (the " Closer ") that illustrates a sophisticated problemfifteen " Closing Closer" questions in the last chapter that provide practice and helpful review of concepts in earlier chaptersvaluable exam-taking pointers interspersed within the substantive text You can recommend The Glannon Guide to Property: Learning Property Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis for exam review to your students with confidence.
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List price: $40.95
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 4/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

A Very Short Introduction
Finders of Personal Property
The General Rule
The Public/Private Place Distinction
Mislaid Property
Treasure Trove
The Closer: Other Factors
Gifts of Personal Property
The Basic Elements
Physical Delivery
Constructive and Symbolic Deliveries
Gift Causa Mortis
The Closer: Gifts of Future Interests
Intellectual Property
Trade Secrets
Right of Publicity
The Closer: Distinguishing among the IP Categories
Adverse Possession
The Basic Concept: Wrongful Possession
Standard Elements and Policies
Adverse Possession and Record Title
Color of Title and Constructive Adverse Possession
Open and Notorious Possession
Hostile and Adverse Possession
Exclusive Possession
Continuous Possession and Tacking
Disability Provisions
Adverse Possession of Personal Property
The Closer: State of Mind
Fee Simple Estates
Some Basic Principles
Creation of Fee Simple at Common Law: Words of Inheritance
Creation under Modern Statutes: Presumption of Fee Simple
Rebutting the Presumption of Fee Simple
The Closer: Dying without Heirs
Defeasible Estates
The Nature of Defeasible Estates
What Language Makes an Estate Defeasible?
The Fee Simple Determinable
The Fee Simple Subject to Condition Subsequent
The Fee Simple Subject to Executory Limitation
The Closer: Distinguishing Cutting Short an Estate and the Natural Expiration of an Estate
Life Estates
The Nature of the Life Estate
Legal and Equitable Life Estates
The Doctrine of Waste
The Closer: Continuing and Ongoing Activity
Reversions and Remainders
Distinguishing Reversions and Remainders
Types of Remainders
Distinction between the Contingent Remainder and the Vested Remainder Subject to Complete Divestment
Alternative Contingent Remainders
The Closer: Stripping the Share of a Deceased Grantee
Executory Interests
The History of Executory Interests
Active Trusts
Distinction between Springing and Shifting Executory Interests
The Divesting Effect of Executory Interests
The Closer: Taking Away a Trust Beneficiary's Interest
Rule Against Perpetuities
Background to the Rule
Future Interests That Are Subject to the Rule
The Basic Concept: An Event That May Take Place Far in the Future
The Concept of Measuring Lives
Class Gifts: The Problem of the Afterborn Person
Statutory and Judicial Reforms
The Closer: Who Graduates from High School?
Right to Shared Possession
Tenancy in Common
Joint Tenancy
The Closer: Tracing Cotenancy Interests through the Generations
Marital Property
Tenancy by the Entirety
Community Property
The Closer: Treatment of Real Property Held by Both Spouses at Divorce
Leasehold Estates
Nature of Leasehold Estates
Tenancy for Years
Periodic Tenancy
Tenancy at Will
Tenancy at Sufferance
The Closer: Keeping Straight the Leasehold Estates
Quiet Enjoyment and Condition of Leased Premises
Creation of Covenant of Quiet Enjoyment
Identity of Wrongdoer
Actual Eviction
Constructive Eviction
Condition of Premises: Caveat Emptor
Implied Warranty of Habitability
The Closer: Review of the Tenant's Options
Landlord's Remedies
Tenant's Default
Tenant's Abandonment
Collection of Rent
Mitigation of Damages
Eviction Procedures
The Closer: Destruction of Improvements by Casualty
Subleases and Assignments
Nature of Sublease
Nature of Assignment
Distinction between Sublease and Assignment
Lease Restrictions
The Closer: Rent Liability after Multiple Assignments
Appurtenant Easements and Easements in Gross
Affirmative Easements, Negative Easements, and Profits
Transfers of Easements
Granting an Easement to a Third Party
The Scope of Easements
Easements Implied from Prior Use
Easements by Necessity
Prescriptive Easements
Duration of Easements
The Closer: Planning for Access When Subdividing a Parcel
Traditional Real Covenant
Horizontal Privity of Estate
Rise of the Equitable Servitude
Intent that Covenant Runs
Touch and Concern Requirement
Vertical Privity of Estate
Interpretation of Covenants
Change of Circumstances and Abandonment
The Closer: Reciprocal Negative Easement
The Classic Perspective: Substantial Harm
Modern Balancing of Utilities
Nuisance Immunity
Nuisance Per Se
The "Coming to the Nuisance" Defense
The Closer: Priority in Time
The Constitutionality of Zoning
The Separation of Land Uses
Zoning Ordinance Amendments
Nonconforming Uses
Special Exceptions and Special Permits
Performance Zoning
The Closer: A New, Tough Tree Ordinance
The Public Use Requirement
Just Compensation
Regulatory Takings
Physical Invasions
The Closer: Transferable Development Rights
Closing Closers: Some Practice Questions
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