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Sin, Scandal, And Substantive Due Process, Wendy Collins Perdue Jan 1992

Sin, Scandal, And Substantive Due Process, Wendy Collins Perdue

Law Faculty Publications

For students of civil procedure, the names Pennoyer and Neff evoke these dry facts: In an initial suit, one J.H. Mitchell sued Neff in Oregon state court. Because Neff could not be found within Oregon, he was served by publication. Neff never appeared, and a default judgment was entered against him. To satisfy the judgment, Mitchell attached Neff's Oregon real estate. The property was sold at auction, and Pennoyer later acquired it. Nearly a decade later, Neff returned to Oregon and brought suit in federal court to evict Pennoyer from the land, claiming that the original judgment was ...


University Of Richmond Law Review Jan 1992

University Of Richmond Law Review

University of Richmond Law Review

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Annual Survey Of Virginia Law: Property Law, Charles H. Rothenberg Jan 1992

Annual Survey Of Virginia Law: Property Law, Charles H. Rothenberg

University of Richmond Law Review

Both the Virginia Supreme Court and the General Assembly addressed important issues affecting property law in Virginia over the past year. For instance, the Virginia Supreme Court considered for the first time the extent to which dominant estate owners could improve rights of way benefiting their property. The General Assembly has gone a long way toward vitiating the long held caveat emptor rule predominant in Virginia by adopting a residential sales disclosure statute. These and other important cases and statutes are discussed below.