Estates in Land and Future Interests

A Step-by-Step Guide

Author: Linda H. Edwards

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454887214

Category: Law

Page: 272

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The fifth edition of Estates in Land and Future Interests combines graphics, text boxes, and pedagogical techniques especially helpful to visual learners to teach the basics of estates and future interests, a particularly confusing subset of first-year property. One central graphic — a flow chart used to identify the state of the title after a particular conveyance — links various estates to the future interests that follow them. The complete flow chart appears on the inside back cover for easy reference. The book is useful both in class and as a practice book for self-guided learning outside class, thus reducing necessary syllabus time. Its step-by-step, process approach breaks up analytical tasks into smaller pieces, reducing the degree to which students get lost in the material. The book anticipates the most common areas of student confusion and resolves them before they occur. Written in clear, simple language, with short paragraphs and chapters, Estates in Land and Future Interests features an open, attractive design enhanced by graphics to make the material easier to understand.
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Estates in Land and Future Interests

A Step-by-Step Guide

Author: Linda Holdeman Edwards

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9781454825104

Category: Law

Page: 244

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Estates in Land and Future Interests combines graphics, text boxes, and pedagogical techniques especially helpful to visual learners to teach the basics of estates and future interests, a particularly confusing subset of first-year property. One central graphic--a flow chart used to identify the state of the title after a particular conveyance--links various estates to the future interests that follow them. The complete flow chart appears on the inside back cover for easy reference. The text's step-by-step, process approach breaks up analytical tasks into smaller pieces, reducing the degree to which students get lost in the material. Written in clear, simple language, with short paragraphs and chapters, Estates in Land and Future Interests features an open, attractive design enhanced by graphics to make the material easier to understand. Students are given a variety of opportunities to actively engage the material with problem sets and answers, study questions, and practice exercises. A vocabulary appendix helps them quickly and easily review terms easily. An exact match to the coverage in Dukeminier and Krier's Property, Estates in Land and Future Interests is a perfect companion to Aspen's popular casebook. The Fourth Edition features expanded explanations for the Study Questions throughout the book. Features: combines graphics, text boxes, and pedagogical techniques to teach the basics of estates and future interests, a particularly confusing subset of first-year property uses one central graphic--a flow chart identifies the state of the title after a particular conveyance links various estates to the future interests that follow them complete flow chart appears on the inside back cover for easy reference step-by-step, process approach to break up analytical tasks into accessible pieces written in clear, simple language, with short paragraphs and chapters features an open, attractive design enhanced by graphics provides opportunities for students to actively engage the material problem sets and answers study questions practice exercises a vocabulary appendix helps students easily and quickly review terms exactly matches Dukeminier and Krier's coverage--a perfect companion to the popular casebook.
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Estates in Land and Future Interests

Problems and Answers

Author: John Makdisi

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454895357

Category: Law

Page: 448

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Proven effective, Estates in Land and Future Interests, Seventh Edition provides an accessible and systematic presentation of the classifications and rules of estates and future interests law. Clear explanations, along with comprehensive problem sets in each chapter, cover all of the rules as they are applied in practice. Students will master this complex area of Property Law by applying the rules and assigning classifications to the hypothetical problems in this practice-based workbook. New to the Seventh Edition: Endnotes with case support for most of the law in the text. Correction of ambivalencies and errors in the sixth edition. Features: Comprehensive problem sets for each chapter (600 problems total) with fully explained and analyzed answers in every chapter provide more effective learning than can hornbooks or other study guides. A skeletal, systematized account of the common law in its modern-day form. Dynamic learning philosophy helping students focus first on the classifications of estates and future interests, then on the rules governing these classifications, and then the Rule against Perpetuities. The book explains the rules and provides problems and answers that carefully lead students from one difficult step to the next, each step building on the ones that went before. Ideal for students in both first-year Property as well as Wills, Trusts, and Estates. Coverage of all the important rules as they are applied today with the goal of providing an integrated understanding in preference to a historical foundation.
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