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Future Interests--A Fee Limited Upon A Fee By The Deed--Heir Construed As Heir Of The Body, Howard Caplan Dec 1927

Future Interests--A Fee Limited Upon A Fee By The Deed--Heir Construed As Heir Of The Body, Howard Caplan

West Virginia Law Review

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Operative Facts In Surrenders - Part 1, Merrill I. Schnebly Jun 1927

Operative Facts In Surrenders - Part 1, Merrill I. Schnebly

University of Missouri Bulletin Law Series

A discussion of surrenders is likely to begin with the oft repeated definition of Lord Coke:" 'SURRENDER' sursum redditio, properly is a yeelding up of an estate for life or yeares to him that hath an immediate estate in reversion or remainder, wherein the estate for life or yeares may drowne by mutuall agreement betweene them."' In the passages which follow Coke classifies surrenders in two different ways: first, into surrenders "in deed, or by express words", and surrenders "in law"; secondly, into surrenders "by deed" and surrenders "without deed". There is an obvious shift in the meaning of the …


Preparation And Construction Of Wills, Paul L. Sayre May 1927

Preparation And Construction Of Wills, Paul L. Sayre

Indiana Law Journal

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Inheritance By A Murderer From His Victim, H. C. Force Feb 1927

Inheritance By A Murderer From His Victim, H. C. Force

Washington Law Review

The question whether a murderer can inherit from his victim, except in the case of life insurance, is usually answered in the affirmative. The rule is well settled that if the beneficiary under a life insurance policy murders the insured, neither he nor his heirs or representatives can collect the policy. But in cases where a devisee or heir has murdered his testator or ancester, the courts are divided, the majority holding that however undesirable it may be for a murderer to profit by his crime, nevertheless the statutes of wills or of descent are too clear, that the courts …


The Doctrine Of Dependent Relative Relocation In Kentucky, Woodson D. Scott Jan 1927

The Doctrine Of Dependent Relative Relocation In Kentucky, Woodson D. Scott

Kentucky Law Journal

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Testamentary Revival, Alvin E. Evans Jan 1927

Testamentary Revival, Alvin E. Evans

Kentucky Law Journal

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From What Time Does A Will "Speak"?, Fowler V. Harper Jan 1927

From What Time Does A Will "Speak"?, Fowler V. Harper

Articles by Maurer Faculty

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Devise To A Wife Of Interest In Remainder Which She Would Take By Descent, Paul L. Sayre Jan 1927

Devise To A Wife Of Interest In Remainder Which She Would Take By Descent, Paul L. Sayre

Indiana Law Journal

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