U.S. Real Property Laws vs.Customary Practices in the Arabian Peninsula

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The purpose of this presentation is to discern the legal & cultural differences between the US & Arabic methodology of real property. This graduate level legal course is part of the Global …

The purpose of this presentation is to discern the legal & cultural differences between the US & Arabic methodology of real property. This graduate level legal course is part of the Global Social Sustainable Enterprise program, College of Business at Colorado State University, Cohort #2, taught by Joni Teter.

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  • Amit, Please provide the source of your pictures. Thank you so very much for referencing your material on the last page. That’s very much appreciative. Gracias! Handout from Wade.
  • Sanghamitra/Heather, Please provide the source of your pictures, and insert your references on the last page. . Hope you don’t mind me condensing the verbiage. Gracias! Photo of a traditional Hema in Higaz mountains, country[ ], [location: e.g. southeast of Mecca] . Talk about what Hema is. The Arabic word means RESERVED PASTURE LAND . (idea: Call Aseel/Muna and learn how to say it in Arabic). Then talk about it in relation to Islam and Saudi Arabia. * Common in Arabian Peninsula * Hema in Islam * Hema provided fodder reserve for nomadic population, controlled grazing and protecting certain species * Right of ownership or use * Hema in Saudi Arabia
  • Sanghamitra/Heather, Please provide the source of your pictures, and insert your references on the last page. . Hope you don’t mind me condensing the verbiage. Gracias! HEMA in Syria * Neglect of hema and consequences * Integrating hema with the present day, & how it compares/differs with the American land conservation system
  • Oman- Sultanate Preserved for 2000 years Special Cows Reasons for not over grazing Patience, Please provide the source of your pictures, and insert your references on the last page. Gracias! Jebel Qara picture from http://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/profiles/photos/at/at1302a.html Info: http://www.eoearth.org/article/Arabian_Peninsula_coastal_fog_desert http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/wetlands/pdf/Middle_East/OMAN.pdf http://www.wetlands.org/RSIS/WKBASE/MiddleEastDir/OMAN.htm
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  • 1. U.S. Real Property Laws vs. Customary Practices in the Arabian Peninsula Hema System & Jebel Qara Conservation Team Amit Shrestha Heather Rider Janell Galindez Patience Agana Sanghamitra chatterjee Tim Wade Slide #
  • 2. Agenda
    • U.S. Property Definitions
    • Hema System
    • Jebel Qara Conservation
    Slide #
  • 3.
    • Real Property vs. Private Property
        • Freehold Estate
    • Concurrent Ownership
        • Transfer and Title
    • Landlord – Tenant Relationship
    • Zoning
    U.S. Property Definitions
  • 4. Hema “ Reserved Pasture Land ” Arabian Peninsula – Higaz Mountains
    • Provided a fodder reserve
    • Controlled grazing
    • Protected certain species
  • 5.
    • Neglect & Consequences
    • Present Day Integration
    Hema in Syria “ Reserved Pasture Land ” Arabian Peninsula – Higaz Mountains
  • 6. Jebel Qara, Oman
      • They did not overgraze the grasslands as in Hema
      • There might be other constraints beyond their control acting to limit degradation.
      • Favorable geographical conditions of moisture bearing winds which gathered water and condensed rather than rainfall. Thus, eliminating soil erosion.
    Jebel Akhdar a “The Green Mountain”
  • 7. Hey, any questions?
  • 8. References
    • Slide #1:
    • Camel and bedouin. Retrieved from Microsoft Clip Art from Microsoft PowerPoint.
    • Commercial building. Retrieved from www.sandiegocommericalfunding.com
    • Slide #2: Bedouin on camel. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Beduinphoto.jpg
    • Slide #3:
    • Pictures-Luxury house. Retrieved from www.brokersouthrealty.com
    • Ranch. Retrieved from www.circlebarrabch.com
    • Cheeseman, Henry R. “ Chapter 28: Real Property and Land Use Regulation.” In The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce, E-Commerce, Regulatory and International Issues, 5 th Edition. 557-577. New Jersey: Pearson Education Inc, 2007 (also a reference for the handout).
    • Slide #4: Draz, Omar. “The Hema System of Range Reserves in the Arabian Peninsula,.” 109-121. (also a reference for pictures).
    • Slide #5:
    • Draz, Omar. “The Hema System of Range Reserves in the Arabian Peninsula,.” 109-121.
    • Hema in Syria. Retrieved from
    • Slide #6:
    • Lamprey, H.F. “The Conversation and Management of the Jebel Qara Region.” 123-133.
    • Jebel Qara, Oman. Retrieved from http://www.nationalgeographic.com/wildworld/profiles/photos/at/at1302a.html
    • Slide #7: Camel. Retrieved from Microsoft Clip Art from Microsoft PowerPoint