Property Law

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Keeble v. Hickeringill

FACTS:

Circa November 8th, in the 2nd year of the Queen, the plaintiff, Keeble, lawfully possessed a close of land, deemed Minott’s Meadow, which enclosed a decoy pond (used for entrapping wildfowl). Keeble used his own resources to prepare d...

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McAvoy v. Medina

FACTS:

The plaintiff, McAvoy, was a customer at a barber shop owned by the defendant, Medina, when he found and claimed a pocket-book seen lying on a table. The plaintiff showed it to the defendant, who proceeded to count the money inside. The plaintiff then instruc...

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Mannillo v. Gorski

Supreme Court of New Jersey
255 A.2d 258 (1969)

FACTS:

The defendant, Mrs. Gorski, entered into possession of Lot No. 1007 in Block 42 with her husband in 1946. Upon completion of the terms of their agreement, the seller conveyed the land to the defenda...

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O’Keeffe v. Snyder

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Newman v. Bost

FACTS:

            J.F. Van Pelt died without a will in place or children of his own. While bedridden by his illness, Van Pelt summoned his housekeeper of ten years, Julia Newman, i.e. the plaintiff, to his beds...

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