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Tulane Property Roundtable 2015

Co-sponsored by Tulane’s Murphy Institute and Tulane Law School


Uptown Campus
Tulane Law School – 6329 Freret Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
Room 202

Event Details

Open to the public

Event Type: Conferences

Sponsored By: Murphy Institute , Center for Public Policy Research

More Information

The Tulane Property Roundtable brings together property scholars from around the country to discuss and debate important property issues pertaining to the regulation of private and public property rights. The roundtable showcases the works-in-progress of the participating scholars and encourages lively debate regarding the drafts. This year, the roundtable is bringing in a group of scholars of varying seniority—from Chaired Professors to Assistant Professors—and varying focuses within property law, including progressive property, law and economics, environmental law, and Indian law.

About The Speakers

8:55 am to 9:00 am
Welcome Remarks from David D. Meyer, Dean and Mitchell Franklin Professor of Law at Tulane University Law School

9:00 am to 10:30 am
Panel 1: Maximizing Social Benefits Through Property Law
Private Ownership and Human Flourishing: A Critical Review
By Eric T. Freyfogle, Swanlund Chair and Professor of Law at the University of Illinois

Emulsified Property
By Jessica A. Shoemaker, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska College of Law

10:45 am to 12:15 pm
Panel 2: Theorizing Property Law
Of Property and Information
By Abraham Bell, Professor of Law at the Bar Ilan University Faculty of Law and University of San Diego School of Law (with Parchomovsky)

Forms versus Norms
By Meredith M. Render, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Panel 3: Rethinking Property Doctrines
Fee Simple Obsolete
By Lee Anne Fennell, Max Pamm Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School

Reframing Ameliorative Waste
By Sally Brown Richardson, Assistant Professor of Law and Gordon Gamm Faculty Scholar at Tulane University Law School

3:15 pm to 4:45 pm
Panel 4: Government Regulation of Property
Legislative Exactions and Progressive Property
By Timothy M. Mulvaney, Professor of Law at Texas A&M University School of Law

A Right to be Regulated
By Michael Pappas, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

The Murphy Institute

Established in memory of Charles H. Murphy, Sr. (1870-1954), and inspired by the vision of Charles H. Murphy, Jr. (1920-2002), The Murphy Institute exists to help Tulane faculty and students understand economic, moral, and political problems we all face and think about. More important, it exists to help us understand how these problems have come to be so closely interconnected.