Saxer, Medill, Nelson, and Whitman's Contemporary Property, 5th

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9781684672073
Primary Subject
Property
Format
CasebookPlus Hardbound
Copyright
2019
Series
American Casebook Series
CasebookPlus Hardbound - New, hardbound print book includes lifetime digital access an eBook, with the ability to highlight and take notes, and 12-month access to a digital Learning Library that includes self-assessment quizzes tied to this book, leading study aids, an outline starter, and Gilbert Law Dictionary.

Description

The Fifth Edition of CONTEMPORARY PROPERTY emphasizes the traditional areas of real property law that are covered on the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE). The Fifth Edition features in-depth coverage of the following MBE topics related to real property:
  • Adverse possession
  • Present estates, future interests, and the Rule Against Perpetuities
  • Cotenancy
  • Landlord and tenant law, including fair housing law
  • Real estate contracts, deeds, and methods of title assurance
  • Mortgage law principles, lien priority, and the foreclosure process
  • Easements
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Zoning

In addition, the Fifth Edition of CONTEMPORARY PROPERTY incorporates new developments and policy trends in Property Law, such as:
  • The relationship between private property rights and democracy
  • Constitutional constraints on private property rights
  • Marital property rights of same-sex couples
  • The sharing economy
  • The power of eminent domain and regulatory takings
  • Challenges to land use regulation based on due process and equal protection
  • Challenges to land use regulation based on freedom of speech and religion