A Rule Against Perpetuities For the Twenty-First Century
Fedrerick Schneider
A RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIESFOR THE TWENTYFIIRS CENTURYFrederick R. Schneider* Editors’ Synopsis: This Article describes the common law Rule Against Perpetuities and its modern developments, including promulgation of the widely adopted Uniform Statutory Rule Against Perpetuities. The Article also explores the important policies that underlie the Rule Against Perpetuities. The author argues that federal law, including federal transfer taxes, should not and, as a practical matter, cannot be used to...