170.01 Property

A study of the law of property, its objectives and its institutions. This course investigates how property rights and institutions affect resources, prosperity, fairness, freedom, community, and the sometimes conflicting interests of individuals, groups, and governments, in specific applications such as land, possessions, energy, environmental resources, ideas, music, the family, and the self. The course examines doctrines such as acquisition, exclusion, transfer, estates and future interests, covenants and easements, trespass and nuisance, zoning, landlord-tenant and housing law, and compensation for government takings of property.

Special Notes:

1L elective

Spring 2021

Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor
Course Credits
Final Exam
Class participation
Kathryn Webb Bradley
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.170.01.Sp21
Email list: LAW.170.01.Sp21@sakai.duke.edu
Degree Requirements
Course Requirements - JD
Course Requirements - LLM
Course Areas of Practice
Course Areas of Practice