This thorough revision builds on the strengths that make the casebook so successful: - respected authorship of Professor Joseph William Singer- exceptionally clear explication of property rules and concepts- socially progressive yet even-handed sensibility with strong ethical coverage -- unique among property casebooks- balanced coverage of both traditional and non-traditional topics combines all the bases of any property course (such as access, relation among neighbors, common ownership, leaseholds, real estate transactions, land use regulations, and takings) with interesting socio-economic topics, such as fair housing law, tribal property, and property in people (slavery, body parts, frozen embryos, etc.)- cases-and-problems approach to teaching that promotes learning and stimulates class discussion- excellent case selection focusing on recent cases and contemporary social problems- thorough Teacher's ManualChanges to the Fourth Edition: - the entire book is fully updated to reflect changes in the law and emerging issues in various areas- important new cases include Bonnichsen v.
USDA, Tahoe-Sierra Preservation Council Inc. v.
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Brown v.
City of New London, and San Remo Hotel v.
City and County of San Francisco- in response to the significant changes in Supreme Court doctrine in the last several years, the Takings chapter is completely updated and reorganized to reflect the current state of the law- modernized and tightened notes and problems throughout