'The text...includes the superb comments by the author after each extract. These are thought provoking and enables the student to put the extract into context.
This is an excellent cases and materials book on Property Law. It is extremely accessible and is certainly worth the money - a must purchase for anyone interested in property law!'
Student Law Journal, September 2003.
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From the Back Cover
Property Law: Cases and Materials provides a comprehensive sourcebook for students on property law or land law courses. The source material has been carefully selected to include all the cases and materials a property law student is likely to encounter in a study of the subject. While particularly suitable for property law and land law courses on the LL.B., the book also covers the requirements of the CPE, ILEX and combined law courses.
This fourth edition has been fully updated according to recent developments in the law:
- Human Rights have attracted much attention, with decisions of the European Court of Human Rights in JA Pye (Oxford) Ltdv United Kingdomand McCann v United Kingdom and of the House of Lords inDoherty v Birmingham City Council;
- Ownership of the family home featured in Stack v Dowden, a very important House of Lords decision, and a Law Commission report;
- The basis for proving estoppel was reviewed in Cobbev Yeomans Row Management Ltd;
- Easements drew the attention of the House of Lords in Moncrieff v Jamieson (rights to park cars) and (together with freehold covenants) the Law Commission.
- Wide range of extracts, including cases, legislation, academic literature and law commission reports, purposely chosen to highlight key principles in property law
- Commentary and reflection questions draw together themes and provoke critical thinking about the extracts, highlighting controversies surrounding legal principles and encouraging students to actively engage with the material
- Designed to be used as a companion to the authors own textbook, Property Law, sixth edition, and can also be used alongside any textbook on property or land law
About the Author
Roger J. Smith is Fellow and Tutor of Magdalen College, Oxford. His work has been widely published and he has many years of experience in teaching property law.