English Property Case Law Analytical Essay by Jay Writtings LLC

English Property Case Law
Looks at English property case law by analyzing "J. A. Pye v Graham" (2002).
# 119980 | 2,260 words | 9 sources | APA | 2010 | US
Published on May 31, 2010 in Law (Property) , Law (Historic Trials)

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This paper examines the important English property case "J. A. Pye v Graham" (2002) by exploring the legal proceedings to determine if landownership is relative. The paper specifically reviews the history of property ownership law in the Anglo-American legal tradition, the English land registration laws and the details of this case, which was deemed unjust in two of three courts. The paper concludes that the new Land Registration Act 2002 was designed to alleviate future unjust results as those suffered by Mr Pye.

From the Paper:

"In brief, Pye was the legal owner of the land and Graham was the unlawful tenant (squatter), or adverse possessor. The parcel of land in question was very valuable agricultural land in the Berkshire area that was prime for growth and expansion then, but now valued in the tens of millions of pounds. As early as 1977 it was believed by commercial developers that the land would definitely have profitable expansion potential but rather than leave the land unoccupied Graham (who owned an adjoining property to Pye) was permitted to reside on it for grazing."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Anderson, Terry L. and Lueck, Dean (1992), 'Land Tenure and Agricultural Productivity on Indian Reservations', 35 Journal of Law and Economics, 427-454.
  • Baird, Douglas G. (1983), 'Notice Filing and the Problems of Ostensible Ownership', 12 Journal of Legal Studies, 53-67.
  • Baird, Douglas G. (1983), 'Information, Uncertainty, and the Transfer of Property', 13 Journal of Legal Studies, 229-320.
  • Bowles, Roger A. and Phillis, Jennifer (1997), 'Solicitors' Renumeration: A Critique of Recent Developments in Conveyancing', 40 Modern Law Review, 639-650.
  • Bouchkaert, Boudewijn. And Depoorter, Ben, W.F., (1999) '1200 Adverse Possession - Title Systems,' Center for Advanced Studies in Law and Economic, University of Ghent.

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