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Riparian Rights VI



Riparian Rights VI – 1.5 Contact Hours
The case-in-chief is United States v. Oregon, United States Supreme Court 1935. This SCOTUS decision, along with four preceding case, finally established the The Daniel Ball test for navigability, for title purposes (Title-Navigability), and states acquired ownership not only of submerged lands under tidal waters and the ‘great’ lakes and rivers, but of all waterways susceptible of use for navigation and commerce in their ordinary and natural condition, at the time of statehood. This is a 2-Page Letter covering 1 Court Opinion consisting of 15 pages. This 17-Page document has a 10-Question examination based on the text of the newsletter and the attached cases.

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