Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Professors' Corner Teleconference--Wed. June 13

As some of you know, the ABA section on Real Property recently has started a monthly teleconference called "Professors' Corner," to update section members and anyone who else is interested on recent developments in property, real estate, and land use law.  Tanya Marsh writes with a reminder that the June call is scheduled for Wednesday, June 13:

The Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section of the ABA will host monthly "Professor's Corner" Conference Calls featuring three property professors who will discuss recent cases. You do not need to be a member of the section or the ABA to participate in the call.

The June call will be held on June 13th at 12:30 eastern/11:30 central and so on. The call-in information is:
Dial in number: 866/646-6488
Participant Pass code: 9479109954

The June call will feature:

Ray Brescia, Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law at Yale, currently on leave from Albany Law, will discuss recent developments in "Reverse Redlining" litigation in the wake of the financial crisis. He will focus on recent settlements of actions against Wells Fargo and Countrywide Financial, and provide a brief overview of other ongoing litigation.

Shelby Green, Associate Professor at Pace Law School will discuss Italian Cowboy Partners, Ltd. v. The Prudential Ins., Co. Of Am., 341 S.W.3d 323 (Tex. 2011). In this case, the court considered whether disclaimer-of-representations language in a lease contract precludes a fraud in the inducement claim.

John V. Orth, William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor of Law at University of North Carolina School of Law will discuss RBS Citizens, N.A. v. Ouhrabka, 30 A.3d 1266 (Vt. 2011) in which the court considered a creditor’s challenge to the doctrine of tenancy by the entireties.

Check it out.  I participated last month (talking about Severance v. Patterson) along with Tanya and Wilson Freyermuth, and it was a great deal of fun.  This month's lineup looks great.  I encourage you to dial in; and any prof who is interested in participating should contact Tanya or Troy Rule. 

Matt Festa


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