When the ownership rights of a $3.1 million John Constable painting are unclear, no one can buy or sell, display, or conserve it.
Why Aretha Franklin Should Have Earned More From “Respect”
Looking at who did not pay Aretha Franklin for “Respect,” we can see why music copyright law is being rewritten by the Congress.
Can Shoveling a Parking Spot Make It Yours?
Called winter dibs, shoveling the snow from a public parking space can temporarily make that spot your private property…but should it?
The Clash Between a Tiny Bug and a Texas Rancher
When a tiny bug stops a rancher from developing his land, the result is a clash between a government protecting an endangered species and private property.