Mine!: How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives

by Michael A. Heller

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Mine!: How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives

by Michael A. Heller


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  • The Problems Never End

    When it comes to ownership and the underlying issues, problems can even remain long after someone dies. Imagine a keepsake bequeathed to your children upon your passing. It’s one item that cannot be split. How will your kids choose to handle it and what can the law do to intercede? When the US ado

  • Agency and Self-Possession

    Have you registered to be an organ donor? Have you ever thought about the implications of ownership inherently tied to this practice? Under the law in the US, your body may not necessarily belong to you, especially when it comes to what you can do with it. With laws that govern reproductive or abor

  • Possession is 9/10 of the Law?

    As it turns out, you might not own what you think you own. In Colorado, you can claim land that’s not legally your own if you openly and continuously possess it for at least 18 years. Conversely, buying a book on Kindle doesn’t mean you own it. Amazon can delete your book at any time because you onl

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