SLN #: 14642
Course Prefix: LAW-523
Course Section: 002
Credit Hours: 4
Instructor(s): Karjala

Course Description:
This course is the basic introduction to the law of property. It covers such topics as acquisition of property rights through first possession, acquisition of property rights through subsequent possession (adverse possession and gift), an introduction to estates in land (fee simple and defeasible estates), a brief look at trusts, transfers of interests in property (deeds, mortgages, recording systems), land use regulation through nuisance, land use regulation through servitudes (easements and covenants), land use regulation through zoning, and the increasingly important topic of eminent domain.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 4
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: No
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Mid Term or Other Exam: No
Participation Points: May be given or withheld in accordance with the Statement of Policies of the College
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Attendance and preparation for class is mandatory. Attendance will be taken

* The law school has a policy that is used to calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.