Absorbing South Australia's Wills Act Dispensing Power in the United States: Emulation, Resistance, Expansion

12 Pages Posted: 30 Oct 2017  

John H. Langbein

Yale University - Law School

Date Written: October 27, 2017

Abstract

How the spread of the dispensing power -- South Australia's excusing doctrine to cure formal errors in wills -- has led to enforcement of electronic (digital) wills in the US and elsewhere.

Keywords: Electronic Wills

Suggested Citation

Langbein, John H., Absorbing South Australia's Wills Act Dispensing Power in the United States: Emulation, Resistance, Expansion (October 27, 2017). 38 Adelaide Law Review 1 (2017); Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 588. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3060655

John H. Langbein (Contact Author)

Yale University - Law School ( email )

P.O. Box 208215
New Haven, CT 06520-8215
United States
(203) 432-7299 (Phone)

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