Case and Comment: Discriminatory Conditions re Rattray

When an institution is given property upon terms which it regards as objectionĀ­able an obvious solution is to disclaim the gift. This course of high principle does however carry with it the consequence that the gift is lost. This is particularly serious where the donee is a university, and the gift is designed to provide…

Cases and Comments: Gifts To Charities Which Do Not Exist

A problem which is illustrated by two recent cases arises where a testator makes a gift to a charity which does not exist. The error may be the result of misdescription by the testator, or he may have described the charity correctly but not known that it had ceased to exist, or the charity may…