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Lewis M. Simes

Professor Emeritus
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 1932-74


Publications

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Books

  • Handbook of the Law of Future Interests. 2nd ed. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1966.
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  • A Handbook for More Efficient Conveyancing. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Law School, 1961.
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  • Co-author. Model Title Standards. C. B. Taylor, co-author. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Law School, 1960.
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  • Co-author. The Improvement of Conveyancing by Legislation: A Treatise with Model Act. C. B. Taylor, co-author. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Law School, 1960.
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  • Legislators' Handbook on Perpetuities. Chicago: American Bar Center, 1958.
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  • Co-author. The Law of Future Interests. 2nd ed. A. F. Smith, co-author. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1956.
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  • Co-author. Cases and Materials on the Law of Fiduciary Administration. 2nd ed. W. F. Fratcher, co-author. Chicago: Callaghan, 1956.
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  • Public Policy and the Dead Hand. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Law School, 1955.
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  • Handbook on the Law of Future Interests. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1951.
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  • Cases and Materials on the Law of Future Interests. 2nd ed. Chicago: Callaghan, 1951.
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  • Co-author. Problems in Probate Law: Including a Model Probate Code. P. E. Basye, co-author. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 1946.
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  • Compliance with Rules Against Perpetuities in Drafting Wills and Trust Agreements. Detroit: Detroit Trust Co., 1946.
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  • Cases and Materials on Trusts and Succession. Chicago: Callaghan, 1942.
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  • Cases on Fiduciary Administration. Chicago: Callaghan, 1941.
  • Cases and Materials on the Law of Future Interests. Chicago: Callaghan, 1939.
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  • Cases and Materials on the Law of Fiduciary Administration. Chicago: Callaghan, 1939.
  • The Law of Future Interests. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1936.

Book Chapters

  • "Future Interests and Restraints." In Problems in Law for Law School and Bar Examination Review. 4th ed., edited by W. A. Seavey. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1957.
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  • "Types of Future Interests and Their Characteristics." In American Law of Property: A Treatise on the Law of Property in the United States, edited by A. J. Casner. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1952.
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  • "Historical Background of the Law of Property." In American Law of Property: A Treatise on the Law of Property in the United States, edited by A. J. Casner. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1952.
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  • "Perpetuities and Absolute Suspension of Powers of Alienation." In Suggested Aids for Drawing Wills and Trusts: A Handbook for Lawyers. Detroit: Bankers Trust Company of Detroit, 1947.
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  • "Administration of a Decedent's Estate as a Proceeding in Rem." In Problems in Probate Law. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 1946.
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Journal Articles

  • "Perpetuities in California Since 1951." Hastings L.J. 18, no. 2 (1967): 247–66.
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  • "Perpetuities Reform: London Proposes, Perth Disposes." U. W. Australia L. Rev. 6, no. 1 (1963): 11–20.
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  • "Restricting Land Use in California by Rights of Entry and Possibilities of Reverter." Hastings L.J. 13, no. 3 (1962): 293–309.
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  • "Rights of Personal Representative to Breach Executory Contracts of Decedent." Okla. B.J. 30, no. 3 (1959): 101–10.
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  • "Rights of Personal Representative to Breach Executory Contracts of Decedent." Tr. & Est. 97 (1958): 873–8.
  • "Protecting the Surviving Spouse by Restraints on the Dead Hand." U. Cin. L. Rev. 26, no. 1 (1957): 1–16.
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  • "The Policy Against Perpetuities." U. Pa. L. Rev. 103, no. 6 (1955): 707–38.
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  • Co-author. "Transmissibility of Future Interests in Colorado." E. C. King, co-author. Rocky Mtn L. Rev. 27,no. 1 (1954): 1–22.
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  • "Model Probate Code and Probate Procedure in Louisiana." La. B.J. 1 (1954): 51–61.
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  • "The Indiana Probate Code and the Model Probate Code." Ind. L.J. 29, no. 3 (1954): 341–54.
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  • "Elimination of State Restrictions of the Use of Land." Proceedings, American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law (1954): 4–12.
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  • "Qualified Endorsement." Proceedings, American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law (1953): 87–92.
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  • "Is the Rule Against Perpetuities Doomed? The 'Wait and See' Doctrine." Mich. L. Rev. 52, no. 2 (1953): 179–94.
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  • "Important Differences between American and English Property Law." Temp. L.Q. 27 (1953): 45–61.
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  • "Ten Probate Codes." Mich. L. Rev. 50, no. 8 (1952): 1245–64.
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  • "Model Probate Code--Comparison of Nebraska Probate Law and the Model Probate Code." Neb. L. Rev. 30, no. 2 (1951): 208–23.
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  • "Model Probate Code and Wisconsin Probate Laws." Wis. L. Rev. 1948, no. 4 (1948): 433–48.
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  • "Improving Probate Procedure." Tr. & Est. 87 (1948): 277–83.
  • "Trusts and Estates--Trends in the Law: 1941-1945." Mich. L. Rev. 44, no. 5 (1946): 833–45.
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  • "The Model Probate Code--An Achievement in Cooperative Research." Case & Comment 51 (1946): 58–64.
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  • "The Function of Will Contests." Mich. L. Rev. 44, no. 4 (1946): 503–62.
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  • "Practical Problems in the Drafting of Wills." Ohio B. 18, no. 15 (1945): 144–7. (This work is a pamphlet distributed prior to two lectures which are published in Ohio B. 18, no. 15 (1945): 147-62 and 18, no. 16 (1945):168-85.)
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  • "The Model Probate Code—An Achievement in Cooperative Research." J. Am. Judicature Soc'y 29, no. 3 (1945): 71–7.
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  • "Administration of a Decedent's Estate as a Proceeding in Rem." Mich. L. Rev. 43, no. 4 (1945): 675–704.
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  • Co-author. "The Organization of the Probate Court in America." P. C. Basye, co-author. Mich. L. Rev. 42, no. 6 (1944): 965–1008; 43, no. 4 (1944): 113–54.
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  • "Statutory Restrictions on the Accumulation of Income." U. Chi. L. Rev. 7, no. 3 (1940): 409–37.
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  • "Fifty Years of Future Interests." Harv. L. Rev. 50, no. 5 (1937): 749–83.
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  • "Effect of Impossibility upon Conditions in Wills." Mich. L. Rev. 34, no. 7 (1936): 909–36.
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  • Co-author. "The Meaning of 'Heirs' in Wills: A Suggestion in Legal Method." L. B. Knouff and G. E. Leonard, Jr., co-authors. Mich. L. Rev. 31, no. 3 (1933): 356–70.
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Reviews

  • Review of Fraud on the Widow's Share, by W. D. Macdonald. U. Fla. L. Rev. 14, no. 1 (1961): 107.
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  • Review of The Law of Trusts, 2nd ed., by A. W. Scott. Mich. L. Rev. 55, no. 8 (1957): 1209–12.
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  • Review of The Rule Against Perpetuities, by J. H. C. Morris and W. B. Leach. Am. J. Comp. L. 5, no. 2 (1956): 301.
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  • Review of The Law of Trusts: A Statement of the Rules of Law and Equity Applicable to Trusts of Real and Personal Property, by G. W. Keeton, and Manual of South African Trust Law, by P. Frere-Smith. Am. J. Comp. L. 4, no. 1 (1955): 115–7.
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  • Review of The Rule Against Perpetuities, 4th ed., by R. Gray. Harv. L. Rev. 55, no. 8 (1942): 1398–401.
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  • "Scott on Trusts: A Review." Review of The Law of Trusts, by A. W. Scott. Mich. L. Rev. 38, no. 8 (1940): 1255-65.
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  • Review of Cases and Other Materials on the Law of Wills and Administration, by T. E. Atkinson and P. Mechem. Iowa L. Rev. 25, no. 1 (1939): 197–200.
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  • Review of Handbook of the Law of Wills and Administration of Decendents' Estates Including Principles of Interstate Succession, by T. E. Atkinson. Mo. L. Rev. 2, no. 4 (1937): 536–7.
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  • Review of Cases and Materials on Trusts and Estates, by R. R. Powell. U. Chi. L. Rev. 1, no. 5 (1934): 826–8.
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Other Publications

  • Co-author. "Introduction to Improvement of Conveyancing by Legislation". C. B. Taylor, co-author. Title News 39 (1960): 2–8.
  • Foreword to Retroactive Legislation Affecting Interests in Land, by J. Scurlock. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Law School, 1953.
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Reprints (Articles and other publications reprinted in full and Law Quadrangle)

  • "Perpetuities and Absolute Suspension of Powers of Alienation." In Suggested Aids for Drawing Wills and Trusts: A Handbook for Lawyers. 2nd ed. Detroit: Bankers Trust Company of Detroit, 1950. (Originally published in Suggested Aids for Drawing Wills and Trusts: A Handbook for Lawyers. Detroit: Bankers Trust Company of Detroit, 1950.)
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