Wednesday, May 9, 2012

ABA-RPTE "Professors' Corner" Teleconference on Property Cases

Take a break from grading, administering, or writing exams today and call in to the "Professor's Corner" teleconference sponsored by the American Bar Association's Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section.  Wilson Freyermuth, Matt Festa, and I will be discussing three recent cases that will be of interest to property profs and practitioners alike.  Whether you are a member of the ABA or not, you are welcome to call in and spend a little time with your fellow property profs today. 

These calls will be held monthly, on the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30 eastern time.  If you have a recent case that you would like to discuss on a future call, please let me know!

Details of the call are below:

The ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section’s Legal Education and Uniform Laws Group has a regular (and free!) monthly teleconference, “Professor’s Corner,” in which a panel of three law professors highlight and discuss recent real property cases of note.

The May 2012 call is this Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time (11:30 a.m. Central, 9:30 a..m. Pacific). The call-in number is 866-646-6488. When prompted for the passcode, enter the passcode number 557 741 9753.

The panelists for May 9, 2012 are:

Professor Tanya Marsh, Assistant Professor of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law. Professor Marsh will discuss Roundy’s Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board, 674 F.3d 638 (7th Cir. 2012). Decided in March 2012, this case held that Roundy’s (a non-union supermarket chain) did not have the right to exclude third parties (in this case, non-employee union organizers) from common areas of shopping centers in which it operated.

Professor Matt Festa, Associate Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law. Professor Festa will discuss Severance v. Patterson, 2012 WL 1059341 (Tex. 2012). In this case, decided March 30, 2012, the Texas Supreme Court struck down the “rolling easement” theory of public beachfront property access under the Texas Open Beaches Act.

Professor Wilson Freyermuth, John D. Lawson Professor and Curators’ Teaching Professor, University of Missouri. Professor Freyermuth will discuss Summerhill Village Homeowners Ass’n v. Roughley, 270 P.3d 639 (Wash. Ct. App. 2012), in which the court refused to permit the mortgage lender to exercise statutory redemption after its lien was extinguished by virtue of a foreclosure sale by an owners’ association to enforce its lien for unpaid assessments. He will also discuss First Bank v. Fischer & Frichtel, 2012 WL 1339437 (Mo. April 12, 2012), in which the Missouri court rejected the “fair value” approach to calculating deficiency judgments under the Restatement of Mortgages.

Tanya Marsh

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I don't know what happened with the RSS feed, but I only saw this after 3 pm! I'd love to get advance notice of future events, perhaps the day before.

Posted by: Rebecca Tushnet | May 9, 2012 12:16:40 PM

Thanks Rebecca. Next month we will post call in info further ahead of time. The next call will be on June 13th at 12:30 eastern time.

Posted by: Tanya Marsh | May 14, 2012 12:51:22 PM

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