PROPERTY A

Spring 2020 Course Page

 

Professor Marc Fajer

         

        

Law Library Room G368

mfajer@law.miami.edu

          

Office Hours: 

   Tue 9:45-11:15 am

   Thu 2:15-3:45 pm

    & by Appointment

 

Required Materials:

  

   Paul Goldstein & Barton H. Thompson, Jr., Property Law:  Ownership, Use and Conservation (Second Edition)

     Linda H. Edwards, Estates in Land & Future Interests (Fifth Edition)

    Supplementary Materials(Posted Below as Available)

 

 

Course Meetings:

   Tue, Thu, Fri 7:55-9:20 a.m. 

   Room F109

 

 

 

Assistant: Marysabel Merino

Law Library Room G364

mmerino@law.miami.edu

305-284-5432

Dean's Fellows:

                 

 Yelan Escalano                  Gideon Levy       

  yelan.escalona@miami.edu                              glevy90@law.miami.edu

      786 -452-5347 (text only)                                     727 -483-3393 (text only)

 

DF Meetings & Coverage: Info on how we will handle Df remotely is forthcoming

Monday 5:30-6:20 p.m. Room E352 (Gideon)

Thursday 5:30PM-6:20 p.m. Room A110 (Yelan)

Friday 9:40AM-10:30 a.m. Room F109 (Alternating)

 

 

-- Mon 3/16 (Gideon): 2015 Test

-- Thu 3/19 (Yelan): 2016 Test (All)

-- Fri 3/20 (Gideon): 2017 Test (All)

-- Mon 3/23: No DF (Post-Test Breather)

-- Thu & Fri 3/26 & 3/27 (Yelan): 1st Adv Poss Prob TBA

 

 

LUNCH SCHEDULE (updated 3/9)

                 

Chapter 3 Test Prep Headquarters

 

Test Week Office Hours

   -- Tue Mar 17  @ 9:45-11:00 a.m. (My Office  G368)

  -- Thu  Mar 19 @ 2:15-3:45 pm (My Office)

  -- Fri Mar 20 @ 12:30-4:00 pm   (My Office)

  -- Sat Mar 21 @ 10:00-1:15pm & 1:45-5:00pm (Room G263)

  -- Sun Mar 22 @ 10:00-1:15pm & 1:45-5:00pm (Room G263)

Info Specific to Your Chapter 3 Test

 

- TEST = MON MAR 23 8:00-9:10a.m.

   -- Check online for Rooms & Midterm AGN

- REASONABLE* E-MAIL Qs Answered if sent by 5:00 p.m. on Sun 3/22

       *Reasonable = Not too many & plausibly answerable in short e-mail

- Names in Test taken from Badlands, Denali & Everglades Panels

  -- Apologies to Anyone I Need to Kill Off

- Copy of Test Instructions (forthcoming)

- Copy of Syllabus to be Attached to Test (forthcoming)

 

Old Exams, Answers & Explanations (forthcoming)

 

- Bank of Old Qs               Questions             Answers & Explanations

- Fall 2007 Exam                Questions             Answers & Explanations

 

- Fall 2010 Exam              Questions             Answers & Explanations

- Spring 2015 Exam             Questions             Answers & Explanations

- Spring 2016 Exam             Questions             Answers & Explanations

- Spring 2017 Exam             Questions             Answers & Explanations

- Spring 2019 Exam              Questions             Answers & Explanations 

 

 

 

Current Assignments

 Cumulative Assignment Sheet (thru 3/23)

 

SAT MAR 14 @ Noon1st Window for Submitting Sample Exam Answers Closes (See Instructions in Exam Section Below)

TUE MAR 17

ALL:     Note 1 (Restraints on Alienation) (P565-66)

                Notes 1-3 (Impermissible Restraints) (P570-71)

                Rabin & Kwall, Note on Restraints on Personal Conduct (S88-89)

               Shapira (S89-92)

BADLANDS:  Problems 3I, 3L-3M (S87-88) (Additional Instructions for 3I forthcoming)

DENALI:  Problems 3N-3O (S88) (Additional Instructions for 3O forthcoming)

 

THU MAR 19

ZION: DQs 3.13-3.15 (S92) (Additional Instructions for DQ3.13 forthcoming)

YOSEMITE:  Problems 3P-3Q (S96) (Identify Key Open Qs/Ambiguities)

 

FRI MAR 20

ACADIA: Problems 3R, 3S (S96)

ALL": Chapter 4 Materials (forthcoming)

BADLANDS  Chapter 4 DQs (Forthcoming)

 

MON MAR 23: CHAPTER 3 TEST  8:00-9:10

   -- Check online for Rooms & Midterm AGN

 

TUE MAR 24 (Chapter 4 Material forthcoming)

 

COMING ATTRACTIONS

 

SUN APR 5 -SUN APR 19 @ NOON: 2d Window for Submitting Sample Exam Answers (See Instructions in Exam Section Below)

MON APR 6: MAKE UP CLASS  7:55-9:20

THU-FRI APR 9-10: CLASS CANCELLED (PASSOVER/GOOD FRIDAY) 

TUE APR 21:  Last Day of Class

         

 

 

Course Materials & Logistical Info

Panel Assignments

 

Course Overview Memo

Course Syllabus (Chapters 1-3)

 

 

Supplemental Class Materials (Chapter One Part A)

 

Supplemental Class Materials (Chapter One Part B)

Supplemental Class Materials (Chapter Two)

Supplemental Class Materials (Chapter Three)

 

Information Memo for Chapter One  (Preliminay 2/11)

 

 

Power Point Presentations

(in Reverse Chronological Order)

Class #22 (3/6/20): Mahrenholz (cont'd) & DQ3.09-3.11; Logistics: Chapter 3 & Beyond); Executory Interests; Probs 3F, 3J-3K; More on Remainders

Class #21 (3/5/20); Rev Prob 2J; Prob 3H con'd & Merger; Mahrenholz & DQ3.05-3.08

Class #20 (3/3/20) Set-Up of Rev Prob 2J; More on Remainders; Problems 3A-3G; Defeasible Estates; Problem 3H

Class #19 (3/2/20) White v. Brown & DQ3.01-3.04; Vested v. Contingent Remainders; Rev Prob 2L(b)

Class #18 (2/28/20): Intro to Chapter 3; NY Roommate Law, Knudsen & DQ2.17-2.19

Class #17 (2/25/20) Constr. Ev., Barash, & Gurian (cont'd); DQ2.12-2.13; IWH, Javins & 2.14-2.16

Class #16 (2/21/20): Rev Prob 2D & 2F

Class #15 (2/20/20); Sorenson (cont'd) & DQ2.08-2.09: TNT's Right to Transfer, Funk; DQ 2.10-2.11; Intro to XQIII; Intro to Habitability, Constr Eviction, Barash & Gurian

Class #14 (2/14/20); DQ2.06; Rev Prob 1P(i); Sorenson & DQ2.07

Class #13 (2/13/20) Rev Prob 2A;  Intro to Civ Rts Act of 1866 & Fedl Fair Housing Act; DQ2.01-2.03; 2.05-2.06;

Class #12 (2/11/20) Intro to XQIV; JMB & Schmid (cont'd) & DQ1.26(b) & (c), 1.27-1.28; Rev Probs 1J & 1L

Class #11 (2/7/20) (Intro to Chapter 2 & Eviction Problems Under the Fl. Stat.; JMB (cont'd), Schmid, & DQ1.24-1.26(a) & (c)

Class #10 (2/6/20) Civil Rights Statutes (cont'd) & DQ1.21; Brooks & DQ1.22-1.23; JMB & DQ1.24

Class #9 (2/4/20) (Rev Probs 1H & 1N; Innkeeper Rule, Civil Right Statutes & DQ1.20)

Class #8 (1/31/20): Shack (cont'd) & Rev Prob 1B; Intro to Exam QI; FL MW Statutes, DQ1.19(b)-(f); Rev Prob 1H

Class #7 (1/30/20): Shack (cont'd) & Rev Prob 1A; Intro to Working with Statutes; FL MW Statute & DQs 1.16-1.19(a)

Class #6 (1/28/20): Shack (cont'd), 1.15(a)-(b); Notes on Rev. Prob. 1G; Rev Prob 1A

Class #5 (1/24/20): Intro to DQ1.14; Intro to Exam QII; Shack (cont'd), DQ1.12. 1.14 & 1.15(a)

Class #4 (1/21/20): Intro to DQ1.14; Shack (cont'd), Roads Not Taken; Holding & Rationales, & DQ1.06-1.11 & 1.13

Class #3 (1/17/20): Cooperation & Diversity; Closing Up Jacque & DQ1.04-1.05; Shack(cont'd), 1971, Rightsv. Interests & DQ1.06

Class #2 (1/16/20): Operation of the Classroom; Intro to Shack; Jacque (cont'd) & DQ1.03-1.04

Class #1 (1/14/20): Intro to Property; Dealing with Second Semester; Jacque & DQ1.01-1.02

 

 

Exam Preparation Headquarters

Instructions for Submitting Old Exam Qs for Review

Fajer's Exam Tips Workshop (Power Point)

2019 Property Final Exam (Theme: The Lion King)

2017 Property Final Exam (Theme: Wicked/The Wizard of Oz)

2016 Property Final Exam (Theme: The Jungle Book)