Wednesday, June 6, 2012

June ABA RPTE Professor's Corner Conference Call

As I mentioned last month, 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, but we certainly hope that you will consider joining.

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

I will moderate the June call, which 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.

If you are interested in participating in future calls, please let me know!

Tanya Marsh

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