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Professor Tanya Marsh participates in ABA ‘Professors’ Corner’ Teleconference on Property Cases

Professor Tanya Marsh will be part of the ABA’s “Professor’s Corner” teleconference a 12:30 EST on Wednesday, May 9, to discuss Roundy’s Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board.

The ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section’s Legal Education and Uniform Laws Group offers a free monthly teleconference, “Professor’s Corner,” in which a panel of three law professors highlight and discuss recent real property cases of note.

Anyone interested is welcome to participate in this call, which is always held on the second Wednesday of the month. The call-in number is 866-646-6488. When prompted for the passcode, enter the passcode number 557-741-9753. The panelists for the May 9 call are:

Marsh, Assistant Professor of Law at Wake Forest University School of Law, who will discuss Roundy’s Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board, 674 F.3d 638 (7th Cir. 2012). Decided in March 2012, this case held that Roundy’s (a non-union supermarket chain) did not have the right to exclude third parties (in this case, non-employee union organizers) from common areas of shopping centers in which it operated.

Professor Matt Festa, Associate Professor of Law at South Texas College of Law, who will discuss Severance v. Patterson, 2012 WL 1059341 (Tex. 2012). In this case, decided March 30, 2012, the Texas Supreme Court struck down the “rolling easement” theory of public beachfront property access under the Texas Open Beaches Act.

Professor Wilson Freyermuth, John D. Lawson Professor and Curators’ Teaching Professor a the University of Missouri, who will discuss Summerhill Village Homeowners Ass’n v. Roughley, 270 P.3d 639 (Wash. Ct. App. 2012), in which the court refused to permit the mortgage lender to exercise statutory redemption after its lien was extinguished by virtue of a foreclosure sale by an owners’ association to enforce its lien for unpaid assessments. He will also discuss First Bank v. Fischer & Frichtel, 2012 WL 1339437 (Mo. April 12, 2012), in which the Missouri court rejected the “fair value” approach to calculating deficiency judgments under the Restatement of Mortgages.

“It should be an interesting conversation with a good variety issues to discuss,” Festa writes in the Land Use Prof Blog. “Please feel welcome to participate, whether or not you are a currently a section member.”