Best supplement for Property

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waxecstatic
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Best supplement for Property

Postby waxecstatic » Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:49 pm

Currently taking Property and find the textbook to be way too voluminous in conveying the concepts and formulas I would have to use on an exam. Does anyone have any suggestions for a supplement?

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby phillyboy101 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:25 pm

im finding singer the best, sprankling seems good too. e&e not great

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby stillwater » Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:56 pm

sprankle dankle dingdong

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skw
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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby skw » Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:10 pm

Understanding Property.

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby justinp » Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:39 am

I thought that Gilbert's was actually quite good as far as the blackletter rules go. Doesn't really have much policy stuff aside from your basic Coase theorem stuff, but that's not really the hard part of property.

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby echooo23 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:23 am

For learning the concepts and drills: A Student's Guide to Estates in Land and Future Interests. They don't sell it on Amazon anymore, but you can still get it from Lexis (http://www.lexisnexis.com/store/catalog ... odId=10620). This was my bible last semester, since our final was like 80% future interest.

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby SammyJ » Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:42 pm

Dukeminier casebook? Emanuel's (keyed to Dukeminier) is the way to go. It's pretty much a clear summary of the main text and notes. Gilbert's was great as well.

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby laxbrah420 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:54 pm

I have E&E, Understanding, Emanuels, and Siegels problems :lol: .
I like the E&E by the far the most, Understanding the next best, and Emanuels the least even though it's geared to my text. I really don't know why I bought any though. Siegels and Q&A would be good enough. The Lexis free capsule summaries are good enough to supplement the super easy material, and beyond that, there's free treatises on Lexis that are just as good as the Understanding book. The material is so dry that I think examples are way more useful. Looking up self-help in Understanding Property and seeing that it's discouraged, doesn't really make me understand it more than just reading Berg v. Wiley --but seeing the examples play out in the E&E is real nice.

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby SammyJ » Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:04 pm

laxbrah420 wrote:I have E&E, Understanding, Emanuels, and Siegels problems :lol: .
I like the E&E by the far the most, Understanding the next best, and Emanuels the least even though it's geared to my text. I really don't know why I bought any though. Siegels and Q&A would be good enough. The Lexis free capsule summaries are good enough to supplement the super easy material, and beyond that, there's free treatises on Lexis that are just as good as the Understanding book. The material is so dry that I think examples are way more useful. Looking up self-help in Understanding Property and seeing that it's discouraged, doesn't really make me understand it more than just reading Berg v. Wiley --but seeing the examples play out in the E&E is real nice.


Yea, I would agree that the material in property really isn't that difficult (esp compared to classes like con law and civ pro) and that the E&E is helpful with applying the law to hypos. You can say that for a bunch of classes, though. I like Emanuel's for property because it is a really solid summary of the casebook and is very clear. If you're like me and only want a short summary of the cases and notes (not to mention some great exam tips), I would go with Emanuel's.

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby Geaux12 » Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:58 pm

I've purchased the E&E, Understanding, and a workbook on Estates & Future Interests (because I'm shit at remembering acronyms).


Haven't even cracked them yet. That starts next week :lol:

I'm hoping the E&E is legit. Glannon's is spoiling me.

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby marlborofillet » Thu Feb 21, 2013 10:55 pm

A Possessory Estates and Future Interests Primer has been good to me thus far. But, its scope is limited.

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby el William » Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:38 pm

I was having a really hard time in Property until I got the Emanuel Law outline for property. I got the older edition for about 3 bucks and it has been a god-send.

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby 3|ink » Thu Feb 28, 2013 2:41 pm

phillyboy101 wrote:im finding singer the best, sprankling seems good too. e&e not great

meh

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby MauriceGains » Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:47 pm

E&E has made everything easy so far, other than the RAP. That was clarified for me in the CSWS thread. :)

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Re: Best supplement for Property

Postby Seminole_305 » Thu Feb 28, 2013 10:02 pm

Understanding Property for the win.




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