The Baby Book Skirmish
Ann E. Tweedy
Hamline University School of Law
February 3, 2011
Legal Studies Forum, Vol. 35, p. 71, 2011
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: K11Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: February 7, 2011 ; Last revised: October 6, 2011
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