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Property: Summaries and Explanations

Get started with these books aimed at law school students.

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Acing Property: A Checklist Approach to Solving Property Problems - Colleen E. Medill
Call Number: Law School KF560 .M43 2009
ISBN: 012671280
Publication Date: 2009

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Property, 3d ed. - Joseph Singer
Call Number: KF570.Z9 S56 2010
ISBN: 0735589356
Publication Date: 2009

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Understanding Property Law - John G. Sprankling
Call Number: Law School KF561 .S67 2012
ISBN: 1422498735
Publication Date: 2012-01-01

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Moynihan's Introduction to the Law of Real Property, 5th ed. - Sheldon F. Kurtz
Call Number: Law School KF570 .M6 2011
ISBN: 0314275460
Publication Date: 2011

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Property:Examples & Explanations - D. Barlow Burke; Joseph A. Snoe
Call Number: Law School Reserve KF560 .B87 2012
ISBN: 9781454802297
Publication Date: 2011
Examples & Explanations Series

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Real Property in a Nutshell, 6th edition - Roger H. Bernhardt
Call Number: Law School KF579 .B47x 2010
ISBN: 0314261877
Publication Date: 2010
West Nutshell Series


Property in Depth

Go deeper with these leading works on property or search the HOLLIS catalog for more sources.

American Law of Property - A. James Casner
Call Number: KF561 .A43x 1952
ISBN: 0316130907
Publication Date: 1952-01-01

American Law of Real Property - Richard R. Powell  Icon
Call Number: Law School KF570 .P57
Publication Date: 1949-
Also available via Lexis Advance.
Browse Sources for Powell on Real Property

Thompson on Real Property - A. David Thomas (Editor)  Icon
Call Number: Law School KF570 .T46x 1998
ISBN: 032700147X
Publication Date: 1998-08-01
Also available on Lexis Advance. Browse sources for Thompson on Real Property.

The Law of Real Property - Herbert Thorndike Tiffany
Call Number: Law School KF570 .T54 1939
Publication Date: 1939-
Also available via Westlaw

Restatement of the law second, property 2d, landlord and tenant - St. Paul, Minn. : American Law Institute Publishers,
Call Number: KF590 .A84 1977
Publication Date: 1979-
Available in print and on Westlaw, Lexis and Hein Online

Restatement of the Law Third, Property--Mortgages - American Law Institute Staff
Call Number: Law School KF695 .R49 1997
ISBN: 0314226265
Publication Date: 1997-09-01
Also available via Westlaw, Lexis and Hein Online

Restatement of the Law of Property, 3d., Wills and Donative Transfers - American Law Institute
Call Number: Law School KF613 .R479x 1999
ISBN: 0314239375
Publication Date: 1999-
Also available via Lexis, Westlaw and Hein Online

The Law of Real Property, 3d edition - Herbert Albert Tiffany  Icon
Call Number: Law School KF570 .T54 1939
Publication Date: 1939-
Also available on WestlawNext as Tiffany on Real Property. Click on the Westlaw icon for access.

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