John In Possession

Stated by a Roman Juror in Ulpian, Digest of Justinian: “Ownership has nothing in common with possession”. As Craig Anderson said in Property: A guide to Scots Law: “One may both possess and own an item of property, or neither own nor possess it. Equally, one may own without possessing or possess without owning. Neither … Read more

Case Study Eminent Domain

Our case study opens painting a picture of a law enforcement officer that has decided to retire after many years of service as a deputy in a small town in North Carolina and a detective in Raleigh. Martin, our law enforcement officer appears to be less than adequate in his occupation, however, he has been … Read more

Married Women In The 1800s Essay

In the 1800’s married women were treated unfair and unequal, and in this case inequality of all women, of all races, was very evident by the way women were merely property. State law governed in all states that married women were legal possessions rather than equal persons. Married women could not own any personal possession … Read more

The Revolt of the Poor – The Demise of Intellectual Property

Sam Vaknin’s Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web SitesThree years ago I published a book of short stories in Israel. The publishing house belongs to Israels leading (and exceedingly wealthy) newspaper. I signed a contract which stated that I am entitled to receive 8% of the income from the sales of the book after … Read more