Property I, A - Looper-Friedman



 

Course Title

Property I, A

Professor

Looper-Friedman
 

First Assignment

Property I 

Prof. Looper-Friedman 

 

Required Course Books: 

 

                Kurtz & Hovenkamp, Cases & Materials on American Property Law, 6th ed. (West, 2012). ISBN: 978-0-314-16535-7

 

                Black’s Law Dictionary, 10th ed, Bryan A. Garner, ed., (Thompson West 2014). ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4  [Yes, the $85 unabridged hardback.  You may also want an abridged paperback version for your bookbag, but this is the one you should have on the desk where you study and you should be looking up EVERY WORD in your reading that may have particular legal meaning.] 

 

First Week’s Assignment: 

 

Read pp. 1-46 in K&H casebook,  read again taking notes,  read again briefing the cases.  Come to class with notes, briefs, and vocab definitions.

 

 

Vocabulary for Week I - 

 

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 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