Category Archives: Property Law

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Vincent J. Galluzzo, When “Now Known or Later Developed” Fails its Purpose: How P2P Litigation Has Turned the Distribution Right Upside-Down

61 Fla. L. Rev. 1165 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In 1999, a Northeastern University freshman needed only a quiet dorm room to design the catalyst that would spark the peer-to-peer (P2P) downloading phenomenon. That freshman, the then-teenaged … Continue reading

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Richard M. Hynes, Broke but not Bankrupt: Consumer Debt Collection in State Courts

60 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Virginia, with a population of about seven million, has averaged more than a million civil filings a year since the late 1980s. The overwhelming majority of these filings … Continue reading

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