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Riparian Rights III



Riparian Rights III – 1.5 Contact Hours
The case-in-chief is Duval v. Thomas, Florida Supreme Court 1959. This case explores riparian rights under the civil law rule, as opposed to the common law rule. What rights does a riparian owner have over the surface waters of a natural, non-navigable body of water? It all depends on whether the common law rule or the civil law rule is being employed. This is a 2-Page Letter covering 1 Court Opinion consisting of 6 pages. This 8-Page document has a 10-Question examination based on the text of the newsletter and the case-in-chief.

OBJECTIVES: To enhance professional competency and improve practitioner’s knowledge of the law as it relates to the practice of land surveying.