Category Archives: Property Law

Lauren A. Kirkpatrick, Treading on Sacred Ground: Denying the Appointment of a Testator’s Nominated Personal Representative

63 Fla. L. Rev. 1041 (2011)|  | | PDF CASE COMMENT, Schleider v. Estate of Schleider, 770 So. 2d 1252 (Fla. 4th DCA 2000) :: Muriel’s mother had just died. She and her sister, Orit, had been fighting for years during … Continue reading

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Wendy F. Hensel & Leslie E. Wolf, Playing God: The Legality of Plans Denying Scarce Resources to People with Disabilities in Public Health Emergencies

63 Fla. L. Rev. 719 (2011)| | | | ABSTRACT :: Public health emergencies can arise in a number of different ways. They can follow a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Katrina, the 2004 tsunami, and the recent earthquakes in … Continue reading

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Juliet M. Moringiello, What Virtual Worlds Can Do for Property Law

62 Fla. L. Rev. 159 (2010) |   |   |   | INTRODUCTION :: Disputes over virtual world items, such as virtual money, Second Life islands, and even “sex beds,” can inform property law generally. Rights in these virtual … Continue reading

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Sarah B. Schindler, Following Industry’s LEED®: Municipal Adoption of Private Green Building Standards

62 Fla. L. Rev. 285 (2010) |   |   |   | ABSTRACT :: Local governments are beginning to require new, privately constructed and funded buildings to be “green” buildings. Instead of creating their own, locally-derived definitions of green … Continue reading

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Creola Johnson, Renters Evicted en Masse: Collateral Damage Arising from the Subprime Foreclosure Crisis

62 Fla. L. Rev. 975 (2010) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Across the country, innocent renters are becoming victims of their landlords’ inability to avoid foreclosure on their rental properties. Many are not receiving the legal rights that they … Continue reading

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Steven Hetcher, The Kids Are Alright: Applying a Fault Liability Standard to Amateur Digital Remix

62 Fla. L. Rev. 1275 (2010) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The term “remix” is used mainly in a digital context, although there is nothing inherently digital about remix. For instance, fan fiction, a widely discussed form of remix, … Continue reading

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