loss of property

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Oral argument: October 29, 2007

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (Oct. 19, 2006)

PRISONERS' RIGHTS, STATUTORY INTERPRETATION, SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY, FEDERAL...
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Overview

Lost property is typically defined as personal property that an owner unintentionally and involuntarily parts with.

Real property may not be lost or mislaid.

Common Law Origins

Common law defines lost property as personal property...