Course Description

LAWS 5624
Property
General Description:
Topics include personal property, estates and interests in land, landlord-tenant, basic land conveyancing, and private land use controls.

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LAWS 5624-801

Instructor(s):

Credits: 4

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Tue,Thu,Fri   9:00 AM - 10:10 AM   WOLF 204

First Assignment: Dear Students: We will have our first Property class meeting on Tuesday, January 11, 9-10:10 in Rm. 204. In advance of the first class, please purchase the main course casebook: Joseph William Singer, Property Law (5th Ed. Aspen 2010). In the CB, please prepare #1-2 below for Tuesday:
1. Course Overview: What is Property? (Conceptualizing & Studying Property Law) ? CB: xliii- lxii
2. Conquest & distribution by the sovereign - CB: 97-109, 125-129
Johnson v. M'Intosh
Homestead Acts & Land Grants; Squatters & Freed Slaves

If you would like to read ahead, the next assignment is:
3. Gifts, inheritance, capture & finders - CB: 151-160, 168-177
Pierson v. Post
Willcox v. Stroup
Charrier v. Bell

Please do not hesitate to email me with any questions: kristen.carpenter@colorado.edu. Looking forward to meeting all of you next week!
-Professor Carpenter


LAWS 5624-802

Instructor(s): Nestor Davidson

Credits: 4

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Tue,Thu,Fri   9:00 AM - 10:10 AM   WOLF 207

Textbook Info: Singer, Property Law: Rules, Policies and Practices, (Aspen, 5th ed. 2010), ISBN 9780735588608.


LAWS 5624-803

Instructor(s):

Credits: 4

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Tue,Thu,Fri   9:00 AM - 10:10 AM   WOLF 205

First Assignment: The assignment for the first day of class is pp. 1-35 in the casebook.