Tag Archives: Purpose

Rare books and when the copyright public domain might fail in its essential purpose

Let us begin, with a degree of sadness, from the end. This Kat recently read an obituary (and here) for William Reese, who died in early June at the age of 62. While Mr. Reese was not a household name, … Continue reading

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Colorado Supreme Court To Review Major Eminent Domain Case: Does Public Use Save A Taking From A Private Purpose?

The Colorado Supreme Court has agreed to review a public use case we've been following with keen interest, Carousel Farms Metropolitan District, No. 18SC30 (July 2, 2018), one we noted was the "most interesting" such case of 2017.  The Court of … Continue reading

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Renting Your Home is NOT a “Business Purpose” in Violation of Restrictive Covenant

In the recent case of Tarr v. Timberwood Park Owners Association Inc. the Texas Supreme Court considered whether a deed restriction that limited use of homes “solely for residential purposes” prevented a homeowner from using his home for short-term rentals. … Continue reading

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Court Discusses “Family Purpose Doctrine” in Recent Car Accident Case

Earlier this month, an appellate court issued a written opinion in a Georgia car accident case requiring the court to discuss the continued applicability of the “family purpose doctrine.” Ultimately, the court found in favor of the plaintiff, holding that … Continue reading

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Section 46: Its Purpose and the Proposed New Effects Test

Julie N. Clarke, Melbourne Law School offers Section 46: Its Purpose and the Proposed New Effects Test. ABSTRACT: The Competition and Consumer Amendment (Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2016, if passed, give effect to the Harper Report recommendation to introduce… … Continue reading

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