17th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference

October 1, 2020 - October 2, 2020
6pm - 5pm
Law School, Online (details to come)
613 S Henry St
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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historic Wren yard

The annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference is presented by the William & Mary Property Rights Project and is named in recognition of Toby Prince Brigham and Gideon Kanner for their lifetime contributions to private property rights. The conference is designed to bring together members of the bench, bar and academia to explore recent developments in the law that affect property rights. The Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference began in 2004 at William & Mary Law School.

The Project announced that the 2020 Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize will be awarded to Professor Henry Smith of Harvard Law School during the upcoming proceedings in October.  Read the announcement.

Panels for the 2020 conference include:

Panel 1: Where Theory Meets Practice: A Tribute to Henry Smith
Panel 2: The Housing Crisis
Lunch Roundtable: Emerging Issues
Panel 3: The Reach of Government’s Confiscatory Powers over Exigencies and Emergencies
Panel 4: The Risk of Unjust Compensation

The Project will post the schedule of events and information about how to register when available at the website below. 


(757) 221-7466 or [[mtrivette]]