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Rule Against Perpetuities 3: Reforms - Uniform Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities

This lesson is an introduction to the Uniform Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities. As such, it addresses the basic concepts a first year Property student is likely to encounter when analyzing this statute.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. State the statutory Rule Against Perpetuities.
2. Identify the elements of the statutory Rule Against Perpetuities.
3. List all interests to which the statutory Rule Against Perpetuities applies.
4. Recognize when interests to the statutory Rule against Perpetuities are created.
5. Recognize when an interest to which the statutory Rule Against Perpetuities applies might or might not become vested.
6. Determine what becomes of an interest that is not "good" under the statutory Rule Against Perpetuities.
7. Compare the analytical approach under the statutory Rule against Perpetuities with that of the common law approach.

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