Is the Doctrine of Adverse Possession Making a Comeback?

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Adverse possession was one of the only real property subjects I could tolerate. But every time I read a case, I just could not help but wonder, “who actually would leave their house?” Enter the Housing Crisis of 2008, and homes became the proverbial hot potato with people trying to pass the keys. Enter Kenneth Robinson, a man who purchased …

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Do Pasties Count As Art Supplies?

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Strippers all over Iowa have been shaking in their platform boots this week as a loophole in the state’s public indecent exposure law that allows nude dancing at “art centers” has come under attack. The would-be-Sodom-and-Gomorrah at the center of the legal debate is the 1,200-person town of Hamburg, where just last week, the 17-year-old niece of the town sheriff …

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