October 1st, 2010 — By — In News & Events

2010 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference

Construction site 3The seventh annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference was held from September 30 to October 1, 2010, at the William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia.

The William & Mary Property Rights Project and the Institute of the Bill of Rights Law formed the annual conference in recognition of OCA Members Toby Prince Brigham and Gideon Kanner for their lifetime contributions to private property rights.

The annual event is designed to bring together members of the bench, attorneys and academia to discuss recent developments in property rights and concludes with an award presentation to that year’s outstanding figure in the field.

This year’s recipient is Professor Carol M. Rose of James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona. Professor Rose is the Ashby Lohse Professor of Water and Natural Resource Law, the Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor of Law and Organization, Emeritus, and the Fred Johnson Chair in Property and Environmental Law, Yale Law School.

Previous recipients of the Brigham-Kanner Prize include Professor Richard E. Pipes of Harvard University (2009), Professor Robert C. Ellickson of Yale Law School (2008), Professor Margaret Jane Radin of the University of Michigan Law School (2007), Professor James W. Ely, Jr., of Vanderbilt Law School (2006), Professor Richard A. Epstein of the University of Chicago Law School (2005) and Professor Frank I. Michelman of Harvard Law School (2004).

OCA Members James S. Burling, Joseph T. Waldo and Leslie Fields presented at the conference.

The 2011 conference will be held in Beijing, China, October 14-15, 2011.

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