The state of title to an undetermined amount of realty in Washington was put in question by the Washington court's decision in Rubenser v. Felice. That case marked the end, in Washington, of an ancient and troublesome rule of law-the Rule in Shelley's Case—in testamentary dispositions of realty.
Harold D. Johnson,
Washington Case Law,
Real Property—Aboltion of Rule in Shelley's Case—Testamentary Dispositions,
Wash. L. & Rev.
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