Environs: Environmental Law and Policy Journal
This Article discusses the cemetery access easement and access agreements under the lens of an emerging modern theoretical approach—the Social Morality Theory of Property Law. Part II reviews the history of public and private memorials in Texas, preservation efforts of nineteenth-century cemeteries, and other significant Texas historical sites. Part III discusses the cemetery access easement under current Texas law and regulatory schemes. Part IV discusses the obstacles of awareness and access as the greatest threats to the current and future status of nineteenth-century Texas family cemeteries on rural private land. Finally, Part V proposes incentives, approaches, and recommendations to strengthen Texas cemetery access easement law in order to facilitate the preservation of nineteenth-century Texas family cemeteries on rural private land.
University of California - Davis
J. D. Tom,
Easement Come, Easment Go - The Cemetery Access Easement: The Exemption to the Right to Exclude Whose Time Has Come to Facilitate the Preservation of Nineteenth-Century Texas Family Cemeteries,
Environs Envtl. L. & Pol'y J.
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