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The Baby Book Skirmish


Ann E. Tweedy


Hamline University School of Law

February 3, 2011

Legal Studies Forum, Vol. 35, p. 71, 2011

Abstract:     
This is a personal essay musing about how property law concepts such as abandonment, mislaid property, and gifts would affect the status of personal property left by the author's father in her childhood home in the course of divorce. It draws parallels with the case of Willcox v. Stroup, involving ownership of confederate gubernatorial papers.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 4

Keywords: personal property, gifts, abandonment, mislaid property, laches, divorce, Walter Wheeler Cook, possession

JEL Classification: K11

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Date posted: February 7, 2011 ; Last revised: October 6, 2011

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Tweedy, Ann E., The Baby Book Skirmish (February 3, 2011). Legal Studies Forum, Vol. 35, p. 71, 2011. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1754676

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Ann E. Tweedy (Contact Author)
Hamline University School of Law ( email )
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Saint Paul, MN 55104-1237
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651-523-2076 (Phone)
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