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Finders Keepers? A Historical Survey of Lost and Abandoned Property and the Law

Introduction You are walking along a busy downtown street when a small object on the ground catches the corner of your eye. Intrigued, you bend down to find a small pouch which upon further examination contains a gold bracelet. There is neither attached identification nor any sign of the owner. To whom does this bracelet […]


Marjun Parcasio
Marjun Parcasio is an associate practicing in international arbitration and business and human rights at Hogan Lovells International LLP in London, England.

All Is Not Lost: The Law of Lost and Found

“Property and law were born and die together” – Jeremy Bentham, English philosopher, The Theory of Legislation (1931) Introduction We all know the feeling when we lose something.  Cell phone?  Car keys?  Most of us also know what it feels like to find something, such as a wallet.  Losing a thing is a sad occasion […]


Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.

Dušan Kuzma
Dušan Kuzma obtained his MBA at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, in Calgary, Alberta.

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