Finders Keepers

This show explores the law of finders: This is the term used to refer to the collection of rules governing ownership of lost or abandoned property. Everybody learns a simple rule at an early age: finders keepers. But while the law does back this phrase to an extent, it’s often much more complicated. We explore some of the case law and look at the many factors that the courts consider when deciding which party gets to keep a found item. We also interview Professor Mohamed Khimji of Queen’s Law to gain his insight on why this area of law is so convoluted and how people should approach it. 


Producer, Host and Editor: Mukhtar Hindi


Intro Music – QubeSounds

Gavel Sound Effect – FableCityRadio

Pro Bono Radio is part of the Queen’s chapter of Pro Bono Students Canada. The Pro Bono Radio team are not lawyers, and this is not legal advice.

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