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Downton Abbey Sparks Interest In Property Law And Inheritance Rights – Forbes

Ancient property law and inheritance rights don’t often come up in conversation or popular television shows. But that’s what is happening now that the fourth season of the PBS series Downton Abbey is underway.  Due to the show millions of fans have been introduced to an arcane legal principle known as the fee tail and other aspects of British inheritance law.   Forbes has an interesting article on the phenomenon.

Downton Abbey’s Plot Twists Spur Lawyers’ Debates – Forbes.