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Overview of Major Topics Covered:
Introduction; Present Possessory Estates; Fee Simple Absolute; Fee Tail; Life Estates; Fee Simple Determinable; Fee Simple Subject to Condition Subsequent; Fee Simple Subject to Executory Limitation; Future Interests; Reversion; Possibility of Reverter; Power of Termination or Right of Reentry; Vested Remainder Absolute; Vested Remainder Subject to Partial Divestment (Subject to Open); Vested Remainder Subject to Total Divestment; Contingent Remainder; Executory Interests (Springing and Shifting); Rules Affecting the Transfer of Property; Doctrine of Merger; Doctrine of Destructibility of Contingent Remainders; The Rule in Shelley’s Case; Doctrine of Worthier Title; The Rule Against Perpetuities
About the Professor:
Professor Catherine L. Carpenter is an alumnus of UCLA and Southwestern University School of Law, where she graduated cum laude and was an editor of the law review. Professor Carpenter is currently the Irwin R. Buchalter Professor of Law at Southwestern and is also the recipient of the Rosenberg Distinguished Professor of Law Award, both of which are among the highest honors bestowed on faculty at Southwestern to honor teaching and scholarship.