Sprankling and Coletta's Property: A Contemporary Approach, 4th
John G. Sprankling, Raymond R. Coletta
This casebook is designed to introduce property law to 21st century law students. It presents the core concepts of property law in a streamlined format that is clear and easy to understand, while maintaining the intellectual challenge of the subject. The book covers the standard property topics with a blend of familiar and modern cases selected to appeal to today's students. It also includes sections on intellectual property and environmental law. As with other books in the Interactive Casebook Series, the accompanying electronic version allows students immediate access to the full text of cited cases, statutes, articles, and other materials in the Westlaw database. In addition, the electronic version includes over 200 photographs, maps, diagrams, original documents, and audio clips that help students understand the case materials, together with more than 300 multiple choice questions and answers so that students can assess their progress.
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More About The Authors
John G. Sprankling
Professor John G. Sprankling is a nationally-recognized authority on property law. His treatise Understanding Property Law is used by law students across the country. His newest book, written with Professor Coletta and M.C. Mirow, is Global Issues in Property Law; it is the first classroom text in the nation that brings international and comparative law issues into the basic property course. His articles on property and land use issues have appeared in a number of leading law journals, including the University of Chicago Law Review and the Cornell Law Review. Professor Sprankling began his legal career with Miller, Starr & Regalia, one of the nation's largest property law firms. He practiced there for 14 years, ultimately serving as its managing partner. After teaching at Hastings College of the Law and Stanford Law School, he joined the Pacific McGeorge faculty in 1992. At Pacific McGeorge, he has served as Interim Dean and as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He has also served as the Chair of the Property Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools. » Read more about John G. Sprankling
Raymond R. Coletta
Professor Coletta served two tours in the Peace Corps, training teachers in India and Afghanistan. He also taught at the ELS Language Center in Chicago and studied History of Religions at the University of Chicago before going to law school. Professor Coletta practiced for several years with the law firm of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, specializing in real property and corporate law. He taught at St. Thomas University School of Law from 1985 to 1987. Professor Coletta was founder and co-editor of the California Land Use Law and Policy Reporter and has served as the Ninth Circuit Editor for the American Bar Association Land Use Regulation Newsletter. He was a founding member of the Society for Evolutionary Analysis in Law, a member of the Planning and Programming Committee of the Gruter Institute for Law and Behavioral Research, and has been named as a Gruter Institute Research Fellow. He has published articles in a number of legal journals, including those at the University of Pennsylvania, Ohio State, and American University. Professor Coletta is the author of two books: Global issues in Property Law (with Professors Sprankling and M.C. Mirow) and Workbook on Estates and Future Interests. He is currently the Chair of the Association of American Law Schools' Section on Property Law. » Read more about Raymond R. Coletta