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Protecting Homes and Other Types of Property

Stephanie M. Stern and Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir

in The Psychology of Property Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479835683
eISBN:
9781479857623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835683.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter questions the tendency of property law to bestow more generous protection against dispossession due to debts or other losses to residential property than to personal or commercial ... More


The Ratio Terminandi Essence or Personal Property?

Richard Cross

in The Metaphysics of the Incarnation: Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244362
eISBN:
9780191697357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244362.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines a question that only received serious attention in the years after Aquinas's death: in virtue of which of its properties — that is, the essence or the personal property — is it ... More


Personal Property Law

Michael Bridge

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781854315816
eISBN:
9780191705144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781854315816.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Providing a definition of personal property law, this book demonstrates why an understanding of the principles of personal property is important. In defining the various types, the author discusses ... More


PROPERTY: GENERAL PRINCIPLES

William Swadling

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

The law of property is concerned with certain types of rights between persons with respect to things, those things being either land or goods, and those rights being proprietary rather than personal. ... More


The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035019
eISBN:
9780262335959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035019.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

The digital economy has great potential, but it also entails risks. The notion of personal property and ownership is under threat because of the shift to digital distribution and ubiquitous embedded ... More


Property and the Exhaustion Principle

Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

in The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035019
eISBN:
9780262335959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035019.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

This chapter outlines the conceptual framework for the rest of the book by describing the basic principles of personal and intellectual property law. The default rules of ownership used to define the ... More


User Rights to Commercial Copies of Copyright Works

Pascale Chapdelaine

in Copyright User Rights: Contracts and the Erosion of Property

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198754794
eISBN:
9780191817557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754794.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The chapter begins the investigation of the rights users have to copyright works by looking at the scope of the personal property rights users may have in copies of copyright works. These rights have ... More


Property in Chattels Personal

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter considers the history of the law governing movable chattels, which was different from the law of real property and of chattels real (such as leases of land). The basic principles changed ... More


War after Death: On Violence and Its Limits

Steven Miller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256778
eISBN:
9780823261406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256778.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book considers forms of violence that regularly occur in actual wars but do not often factor into the stories we tell about war, which revolve invariably around killing and death. Recent history ... More


Economic Class

Joseph T. Glatthaar

in Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834923
eISBN:
9781469603056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877869_glatthaar.15
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter applies fundamental financial guidelines to determine class: combined personal and, if a soldier lived with his immediate family, family wealth. The calculation consisted of the addition ... More


Redefining Goods, Services, Sales, and Licences

Pascale Chapdelaine

in Copyright User Rights: Contracts and the Erosion of Property

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198754794
eISBN:
9780191817557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754794.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter looks at misconceptions about tangibility and intangibility and, in particular, the requirement of a physical object to distinguish whether commercial copies of copyright works are goods ... More


Trusts and the Risk of Bankruptcy

Andreas Televantos

in Capitalism Before Corporations: The morality of business associations and the roots of commercial equity and law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870340
eISBN:
9780191913136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870340.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows how commercial parties could use trusts to control the effects of bankruptcy and evade the doctrine of reputed ownership. Trusts facilitated by improving traders' capacity to ... More


Possession and Title to Chattels

Luke Rostill

in Possession, Relative Title, and Ownership in English Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198843108
eISBN:
9780191878992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843108.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter considers the nature of the title that is acquired through taking possession of a chattel. It argues that the possessor acquires a general property interest in respect of the chattel. ... More


Possession, Relative Title, and Ownership in English Law

Luke Rostill

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198843108
eISBN:
9780191878992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843108.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This book is concerned with two foundational principles of English property law: the principle of relativity of title and the principle that possession is a source of title. It is impossible to ... More


Possession and Title: Three Views

Luke Rostill

in Possession, Relative Title, and Ownership in English Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198843108
eISBN:
9780191878992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843108.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter introduces the enquiry into the nature of the title acquired through possession. It analyses and contrasts three views of the nature of the possessor’s title and, in so doing, brings to ... More


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John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The action of detinue was unsatisfactory for plaintiffs in that defendants could escape by waging law, and indeed could truthfully deny a detainer of goods if they had destroyed or parted with them. ... More


Introduction

Luke Rostill

in Possession, Relative Title, and Ownership in English Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198843108
eISBN:
9780191878992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843108.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter introduces the principle of relativity of title and the principle that possession is a source of title. It also introduces the four questions that the book is concerned with: (1) What, ... More


Possession

Luke Rostill

in Possession, Relative Title, and Ownership in English Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198843108
eISBN:
9780191878992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843108.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter examines the nature of the possession that gives rise to title. It explains that ‘possession’ is ambiguous, particular senses of ‘possession’ are vague, and that the meaning of ... More


Detinue

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter is concerned with the writ of detinue, which was very similar to, and in some cases had the same wording as, the writ of debt. It lay for specific chattels detained from someone with a ... More


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