Correcting the Record Regarding the Restatement of Property's Slayer Rule in the Brooklyn Law Review's Symposium Issue on Restatements
4 Pages Posted: 4 Sep 2015
Date Written: 2015
In a 2014 law review symposium on Restatements of the Law, a paper by the then-Director of the American Law Institute, Lance Liebman, mistakenly claimed that we, as Reporters of the Restatement (Third) of Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers, sought to contest the ancient slayer rule, the rule that prevents a felonious slayer from inheriting from the victim or otherwise benefiting from the slaying. To correct the record, we published this brief response in the same journal.
JEL Classification: K1
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