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Doing Things with Legal History: Historical Analysis in Property Law  

Alfred L. Brophy

Print publication date:
Aug 2018
Online publication date:
Sep 2018
This chapter discusses the role of historical analysis in property law. The history of property has been used to offer support for property rights. Their long history makes the ... More

An Eco-Socio-Legal Perspective on Property Rights in Natural Resources: The Case of Water  

Bettina Lange

Online publication date:
Nov 2017
This article sets out two key dimensions of an eco-socio-legal perspective for understanding property rights in natural resources: first, an analysis of how relationships between ... More

Government Contracts  

Umakanth Varottil

Print publication date:
Mar 2016
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Feb 2017
This chapter examines the Indian constitutional position relating to the formation of contracts and the substantive elements of government contracting. In particular, it considers the key ... More

Housing and Property  

David Cowan

Print publication date:
Nov 2010
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Law, Property Law
This article deals with property laws, based on two premises. Firstly, property law as means to a contemporary comprehension of social and crime control. Secondly, it posits that the focus ... More

Law of Property and Obligations: Neoscholastic Thinking and Beyond  

Wim Decock

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Jul 2018
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Aug 2018
This chapter gives an overview of the state of the art in legal historical scholarship on the neoscholastic analysis of property, torts, and contracts in the sixteenth and seventeenth ... More

Philosophy of Property Law  

Peter Benson

Print publication date:
Jan 2004
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
This article examines the right of property as one part of the theory of private law. It is concerned with the justice of private property as one among several main institutions of society ... More

Property  

Lael K. Weis

Print publication date:
Mar 2018
Online publication date:
Nov 2018
This chapter focuses on the unique formulation of section 51(xxxi), the expropriation clause found in the Australian Constitution. In particular, the chapter suggests that there are ... More

Property  

Michael A. Heller

Print publication date:
Jun 2005
Online publication date:
Sep 2012
Subject:
Law, Property Law
This article argues that despite its seeming disintegration, property is more vibrant than ever — it is a field that has focused on understanding the formal and informal institutions by ... More

Property in the United States Constitution  

Jedediah Purdy

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Oct 2015
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Nov 2015
This chapter examines the U.S. Constitution’s textual basis for judicial engagement with basic questions of ownership, along with property as a feature of the Supreme Court’s engagement ... More

Property Offenses  

Stuart P. Green

Print publication date:
Nov 2014
Online publication date:
Mar 2015
The property crimes are among the most familiar, and most complex, criminal offenses. This chapter considers what distinguishes them from other crimes, and from each other. One important ... More

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