THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
School of Law

Fall Semester 2013
Course, Casebook, and Assignment Listing Classes begin August 19, 2013

9200:685-001, 801 Newman Wills, Trusts and Estates I
Casebook(s):

Req: Dukeminier, Sitkoff and Lindgren, Wills, Trusts and Estates, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer
#9781454824572
Rec: Pennell and Newman, Sum and Substance Quick Review: Wills, Trusts and Estates, West
#978031428657**

Assignment:

Evening Class (685-801) First assignment:

1. Read: 1-14 (include The Restatement (Third) of Trusts; exclude Destruction of Property at Death).
2. Skim: 15 (beginning with Justifying Freedom of Disposition) - 20 (first 5 lines).
3. Read: 20-24 (Concentrations of Wealth)
4. Skim: 24-26 (Human and Cultural Capital)
5. Skip: 26-34 (Is Freedom of Disposition a Constitutional Imperative?)
6. Skip: 35-41 (Posthumously Acquired Property Rights)
7. Read: 41-44 (Probate and Nonprobate Property and Probate Terminology)
8. Skim: 44-48 (Probate Administration)
9. Read: 48-50 (Is Probate Necessary?)
10.Skip: 50-51 (Universal Succession)
11. Read 51-57 (Professional Responsibility; Duties to Intended Beneficiaries)
12. Skip 57-61 (A v. B)
13. Read 61 - 62 (Note)

Day Class (685 001) First assignment:

1. Read: 1-14 (include The Restatement (Third) of Trusts; exclude Destruction of Property at Death)
2. Skim: 15 (beginning with Justifying Freedom of Disposition) - 20 (first 5 lines)
3. Read: 20-24 (Concentrations of Wealth)
4. Skim: 24-26 (Human and Cultural Capital)
5. Skip: 26-34 (Is Freedom of Disposition a Constitutional Imperative?)
6. Skip: 35-41 (Posthumously Acquired Property Rights)
7. Read: 41-44 (Probate and Nonprobate Property and Probate Terminology)

**NOTE:

**Pennell and Newman, Sum and Substance Quick Review: Wills, Trusts and Estates - This study guide is available for free through the law school's subscription to West Study Aids.


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