Correcting the Record Regarding the Restatement of Property’s Slayer Rule in the Brooklyn Law Review’s Symposium Issue on Restatements by Lawrence W. Waggoner, John H. Langbein

Lawrence W. Waggoner, University of Michigan Law School, and John H. Langbein, Yale University – Law School, have made available for download their article, Correcting the Record Regarding the Restatement of Property’s Slayer Rule in the Brooklyn Law Review’s Symposium Issue on Restatements , which is published in the Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 3 (2015): 1015-7.  The Abstract is as follows:

In a 2014 law review symposium on Restatements of the Law, a paper by the then-Director of the American Law Institute, Lance Liebman, mistakenly claimed that we, as Reporters of the Restatement (Third) of Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers, sought to contest the ancient slayer rule, the rule that prevents a felonious slayer from inheriting from the victim or otherwise benefiting from the slaying. To correct the record, we published this brief response in the same journal.

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Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.