Category Archives: Property Law

William C. Matthews, Aventura Management, LLC v. Spiaggia Ocean Condominium Association: Condominium Associations Beware

In late January 2013, the Third District Court of Appeal sent shockwaves throughout the real estate community with regards to condominium associations’ rights as unit owners. In AventuraManagement, LLC v. Spiaggia Ocean Condominium Association1 (Spiaggia), the appellate court interpreted Florida … Continue reading

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Katrina M. Wyman & Nicholas R. Williams, Migrating Boundaries

The boundaries between land parcels usually are assumed to be static and unchanging. However, not all land borders are stable. An important land boundary that routinely ambulates is the border between what is publicly and privately owned along U.S. coastal shores. This coastal boundary … Continue reading

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Adam Mossoff, The Trespass Fallacy in Patent Law

The patent system is broken and in dire need of reform; so says the popular press, scholars, lawyers, judges, congresspersons, and even the President. One common complaint is that patents are now failing as property rights because their boundaries are not as clear … Continue reading

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Victor B. Flatt, Essay: Adapting Laws For A Changing World: A Systemic Approach To Climate Change Adaptation

64 Fla. L. Rev. 269 (2012)|

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Sarah Krakoff, Planetarian Identity Formation And The Relocalization Of Environmental Law

64 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2011)| | Local food, local work, local energy production-all are hallmarks of a resurgence of localism throughout contemporary environmental thought and action. The renaissance of localism might be seen as a retreat from the world’s … Continue reading

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David Markell and J.B. Ruhl, An Empirical Assessment of Climate Change In The Courts: A New Jurisprudence Or Business As Usual?

64 Fla. L. Rev. 15 (2012)| | | With the demise of climate legislation in Congress, and the Supreme Court’s rejection of climate-related lawsuits brought under federal common law, rapt attention has turned to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) efforts … Continue reading

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