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Unformatted text preview: Finders………………………………………………….1 Adverse Possession……………………………………..4 LL/Tenant………………………………………………5 • Types of Leases……5 • Illegal Lease………..6 • Discrimination……..7 • Right to Possession…8 o Holdover o Renewals • Housing for Poor Section…..9-12 • Condition of Premises……..12 • Use Of Premises…………..15 • Injuries to Person and Property……..16 • Lessors Remedies …………….18 • Retaliatory Eviction…………18-19 • Damages to the LL……………19-20 • Transfers………………………..20 Easements……………………………………………………22 • Express….23 • Oral irrevocable….24 • Implied Easement by strict necessity…25 • Implied easement by prior conduct….26 • Prescriptive Easement………27 • Lost Grant……….28 • Custom and other public usage…………..28-29 • Scope………………..29-33 • Termination………33 Real Covenants…………………………………………33 • Restrictive Covenants……..34-36 • Equitable Servitudes……..37 • Negative Reciprocal Easement…..37-38 • Termination and change of RC…..38 o Variance o Waiver o Estoppel o Chnaged Circumstances • Constitutional and Public Policy considerations………..40 Concurrent Ownership…………………………………………………41 • Types of Co-Tenancy……..41 • Fiduciary duties…….42-43 Freehold Estates………………………..44 • Fee Simple • Defeasible Fees • Life Estate Future Interests……………………….48 1 PROPERTY PROF Diezenkowski Spring 2003 I. FINDERS THEORY A. Initial Finder Theories (Lost Item) a. Certainty: Finder is owner against the world except for the true owner i. This encourages finder to bring item into marketplace ii. Theory allows for bailment, meaning that finder could give item to repair store and still be owner b. Labor Theory i. Finder puts more labor into finding the item c. Law and Order i. Discourages theft-dispute over lost or stolen and this favors returning the item to Finder 1 in a successive finder situation d. Returning item to true owner i. The first finder is usually closer to the true owner e. Employer relationship i. If employee, item found will usually belong to employer 1. independent contractors use on tools and do it own way ii. Exception: chamber maid example 1. Ct wants the item to remain with the closest person(employee) 2. Encourages employees to give item to hotel lost and found f. Remedy( Armory Case) : court believes that goldsmith might turn over jewel if forced to pay highest possible price (absent any proof of the real value) i. HYPO: Goldsmith pays finder 5000 and then finds and sells to pawn, in which true owner sees it. True owner gets jewel, finder gives 5000 back net attorney fees. Absent a statute, true owner has right to look for lost item, and ct wants to put people back in original position...
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2008 for the course LAW 431 taught by Professor Dzienkowski during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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