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26 July 2012

1050 Pages | diagrams

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199693597

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Land Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Second Edition

Ben McFarlane, Nicholas Hopkins, and Sarah Nield

  • Comprehensive commentary from leading experts to give readers an understanding of the basic principles of land law and clear guidance on the current topics of interest and debate,
  • Well-chosen extracts from primary and secondary legislation, key cases and academic materials to illustrate and contextualize the points of law,
  • Learning features including central issues, questions at the end of each chapter, and further reading to help students to structure their learning,
  • Accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, offering detailed updates to the law following publication, useful web links, multiple choice questions with answers and feedback and author podcasts.
  • Chapter 5 on Human Rights has been fundamentally updated to highlight the key debates on the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 and the implications of recent Strasbourg jurisprudence on Article 8 Respect for the Home and their incorporation into domestic law in the leading Supreme Court judgments in Manchester CC v Pinnock and the conjoined appeals in Hounslow LBC v Powell: Leeds CC v Hall:Birmingham CC v Frisby,
  • Coverage of the Perpetuities and Accumulations Act 2009,
  • Discussion of the Law Commission's final recommendations on the effect of illegality on trusts: Law Commission Report No 320 "The Illegality Defence" (2010),
  • Analysis of the groundbreaking decision in Kernott v Jones which casts further light on ownership of the home following the landmark ruling in Stack v Dowden,
  • The proposed reform of the law of easements and covenants outlined in the Law Commission Report 327 and the fallout from the credit crunch upon the regulation of domestic mortgages,

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