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.

Download full article at: 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 :: SSRN

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