Property I, M - Looper-Friedman



 

Course Title

Property I, M

Professor

Looper-Friedman
 

First Assignment

Required texts:  

Kurtz  Hovenkamp & Brown, American Property law, 6th ed. (West 2012)  ISBN: 978-0-314-26535-7 

Black's Law Dictionary, 9th ed, (West 2009) ISBN: 978-0-314-19949-2   The unabridged hardcover version is required.  You may choose to also buy a pocked edition paperback but it’s not the same and doesn’t fulfill my requirement. 

Recommended but not required:  J.G. Sprankling, Understanding Property Law, 3d ed. (LexisNexis 2012)  ISBN: 978-1-4224-9873-6 

   

First Assignment: 

Read pp. 1-47 in Kurtz  Hovenkamp casebook 

   

Look up the following words, terms, phrases, etc., in an unabridged law dictionary and read the full definitions.  Write the relevant definition into your notes.  (Some of the proper names and Latin phrases may not appear in a law dictionary in which case you may need to identify them by looking in another dictionary or in your favorite online encyclopedia.) 

   

   


 

declaration 

certiorari 

verdict 

possess 

ferae naturae 

occupancy 

possession 

ownership 

title 

demurrer 

trespass 

tresspass quare clausum fregit 

trespass de bonis asportatis 

trespass on the case 

trover 

replevin 

ejectment 

ratione soli 

Justinian’s Institutes 

Corpus juris secundum 

Fleta 

Bracton 

Puffendorf 

Bynkershock 

Barbeyrac 

Blackstone 

natural law 

positive law 

hostem humani generis 

de mortuis nil nisi bonum 

digest 

pandects 

tempora mutantur 

municipal 

seisin