Monthly Archives: October 2013
October 28th, 2013 — In News & Events
OCA Attorneys Honored to Particpate in 10th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference
On October 18, OCA member-attorneys participated in the 10th annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference at William and Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia. Annually, legal scholars, practitioners and members of the judiciary who have a specific interest in property law and property rights gather to discuss current topics in takings law and property rights.
October 18th, 2013 — In News & Events
10th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia
We are currently attending, along with a number of legal scholars, practicing lawyers and law school students, the 10th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference at William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Conference began Thursday evening with the presentation of the Brigham-Kanner Prize to Professor Thomas W. Merrill, the Charles Evan Hughes Professor at Columbia Law School.
October 4th, 2013 — In News & Events
Supreme Court Grants Cert in Brandt v. US, Rails to Trails Takings Case
Earlier this week the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States, (12-1173). As our colleague, Robert Thomas, explains this was a “not-entirely-unexpected move” by the Court due to the fact that the Tenth Circuit acknowledged that its ruling created a “circuit split” and the Solicitor General did not oppose the landowner’s petition.
October 1st, 2013 — In News & Events
Florida Owners’ Counsel representative, Andrew Brigham, to Participate in the 10th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference
Jacksonville-based eminent domain and property rights attorney, Andrew Prince Brigham, has been invited to speak at the 10th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia, October 17-18, 2013. Mr. Brigham, principal attorney at Brigham Property Rights Law Firm, PLLC and the Florida member of Owners’ Counsel of America, will take part in a roundtable discussion regarding the extent to which government should restrain from interfering with private property rights.