Jeremy's Weblog

I recently graduated from Harvard Law School. This is my weblog. It tries to be funny. E-mail me if you like it. For an index of what's lurking in the archives, sorted by category, click here.

Saturday, December 20, 2003

The 1L Course Primer, Part 3 of 6. 100 Words About... PROPERTY

Are you allowed to siphon water from the ground underneath your neighbor's property? Can you remove a stone wall on your land that just happens to be keeping the mountainside from collapsing and your neighbor's house from falling into the ocean? Can the government take your house away just because it wants to? Leases, covenants, and an arcane rule about not being able to leave property to people who may not come into existence until more than 21 years after you die (there's no way I'm getting that right) are just some of the fascinating things you'll cover in Property!