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Property outlaws : how squatters, pirates, and protesters improve the law of ownership

Author: Eduardo M Peñalver; Sonia K Katyal
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Property Outlaws puts forth the intriguingly counterintuitive proposition that, in the case of both tangible and intellectual property law, disobedience can often lead to an improvement in legal regulation. The authors argue that in property law there is a tension between the competing demands of stability and dynamism, but its tendency is to become static and fall out of step with the needs of society." "The  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eduardo M Peñalver; Sonia K Katyal
ISBN: 9780300122954 0300122950
OCLC Number: 317471693
Description: x, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Why property outlaws? --
Property and intellectual property --
Acquisitive outlaws : the pioneers --
Expressive outlaws : civil rights sit-ins --
Property outlaws and property altlaws --
Acquisitive altlaws : the treatment action campaign, patents, and public health --
Expressive altlaws : copyright and the new liberation of information --
Two perspectives on property outlaws --
Responding to property outlaws --
The informational value of intellectual property disobedience --
Responding to acquisitive altlaws --
Responding to expressive altlaws.
Responsibility: Eduardo Moisés Peñalver, Sonia K. Katyal.

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Puts forth the proposition that, in the case of tangible and intellectual property law, disobedience can lead to an improvement in legal regulation. This book argues that in property law there is a  Read more...
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"This book offers an excellent examination of this tension (between property and property law) and chronicles the past acts of disobedience that have led to improvements in the realm of property law Read more...

 
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