Vanderbilt Law Review

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A Tale of Two Cases

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Professor Agnor here traces the development of what he suggests is a bad rule of law which originated in a poor decision of a jurisdiction highly respected for its decisions on the law of future interests. The author's demonstration of how the case has been blindly followed by both bench and bar underscores his message that members of the legal profession must not rely on encyclopedic statements of the law without an examination into the policies and problems involved.