What is Property?
Sections in Syllabus: 1-4
Cases Covered: Jacque, Hinman, Hendricks, Coase Theorem, Baker, Pile,
Golden Press, Producers Lumber Supply Co., & Owell
There are two possible conceptions of property
o Right to Exclude The right to
2 ideas of property
Jacque v Steenberg homes
P= Jacque, retired farmer and land owner
D = Steenberg Homes, purveyor of manufactured homes
Steenberg delivered a home by crossing J's field. Steen originally asked for permission,
but when pe
Physical Invasion: Intentional trespass
Trespass is the unprivileged entry onto land.
Punitive damages are rewarded to deter people from trespassing and does not require
Enabling punitive damages for trespass deters self-help, protects privac