Unformatted text preview: The court awarded a finders fee to Benjamin. Benjamin appealed and Lindner Aviation and the bank cross-applealed. Legal Issue: Does Benjamin have title to the money as the moneys finder? Decision: Judgment for State Central Bank. Reasoning: The money went to State Central Bank because the property was mislaid. Mislaid property is property that is left in a place on purpose and then forgotten where he or she put the property. The finder of mislaid property has no rights to the property. The right of possession goes to the owner of the property of the premises where the property was left. The reason behind this is when a person forgets property they may remember where they put it and go back to the owner of the premises and ask them for it. Also, for this reason the airplane, not the hangar the plane was in is the premises the property was left in....
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- Spring '08
- Supreme Court of the United States, Right-wing politics, Possession, Heath Benjamin