Property Law

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, has developed into an important cultural phenomenon in the past forty years, clearly exhibiting a […]

Heather Howdeshell, Didn't my General Contractor Pay You? Subcontractor Construction Liens in Residential Construction Projects

61 Fla. L. Rev. 151 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: During the past eight years, the housing market boom carried the United States economy out of the 2000 recession. Due in part to low interest rates for mortgages and home-equity loans, Americans have constructed millions of custom-built homes and renovated their current homes […]

Sarah Harding, Perpetual Property

61 Fla. L. Rev. 285 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Property interests, unlike contracts, tend to adhere to a limited set of specific forms-the numerus clausus principle. Much scholarship in the past decade has focused on this distinction in an attempt to understand both the nature of and the reasons for the limitation […]

Christine A. Klein, Mary Jane Angelo, & Richard Hamann, Modernizing Water Law: The Example of Florida

61 Fla. L. Rev. 403 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: At the beginning of the twenty-first century, the Earth, with its diverse and abundant life forms, including over six billion humans, is facing a serious water crisis. All the signs suggest that it is getting worse and will continue to do so, unless […]

Dayna B. Royal, Take Your Gun to Work and Leave It in The Parking Lot: Why The OSH Act Does Not Preempt State Guns-At-Work Laws

61 Fla. L. Rev. 475 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Two robbers entered an Alabama restaurant and forced customers and employees into a walk-in refrigerator at gunpoint. Fortunately, one of the customers, legally armed with his own pistol, shot the robbers before any hostage was injured. In New York City, a fifty-six year-old […]

Brent J. Horton, In Defence of Private-Label Mortgage-Backed Securities

61 Fla. L. Rev. 827 (2009) | | | | ABSTRACT :: The House Financial Services Committee recently concluded that lack of regulation of private-label mortgage-backed securities (MBS) is to blame for the unsustainable housing bubble that peaked in mid-2006-and consequentially, the economic crisis that ensued when the bubble burst. It is true that the […]