UCL FACULTY OF LAWS



The Society of Legal Scholars 2012 Annual Seminar

“The Philosophical Foundations of Property Law”

Conference Programme

Friday 11th May
9.15
Welcome from Professor Dame Hazel Genn QC,
Dean of the UCL Faculty of Laws
9.30
Dennis Klimchuk (University of Western Ontario)
'Property and Necessity'
Carol Rose (University of Arizona Rogers College of Law)
'The Psychology of Property'
11:00
Coffee
11.30
Matthew Kramer (Cambridge)
'Why the Interest Theory of Legal Rights is Superior to the Will Theory in Application to Rights of Property'
James Penner (UCL)
'The Mystery of Transfer'
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Chair: The Rt Hon Lady Justice Arden DBE

Eric Claeys
(George Mason University)
''Productive Use in Acquisition, Accession, and Labor Theory'
Jeremy Waldron (NYU)
'To Bestow Stability upon Possession: Hume's Alternative to Locke'
15:30
Tea
16:00
Chair: The Rt Hon Lord Justice Carnwath

Lisa Austin
(University of Toronto)
'Possession and the Distractions of Philosophy'
Arthur Ripstein (University of Toronto)
'Possession and Use'
17:30
Drinks Sponsored by Oxford University Press
18:45
Conference Dinner

Saturday 12th May
9.30
Peter Benson (University of Toronto)
'Between Property and Contract'
Stephen Munzer (University of California, Los Angeles)
'Property and Disagreement'.
11:00
Coffee
11.30
Alan Brudner (University of Toronto)
'How Are Compensated Public Takings Theoretically Possible?'
Brian Lee (Brooklyn Law School)
'Average Reciprocity of Advantage'
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Ben McFarlane & Simon Douglas (University of Oxford)
'Defining Property Rights'
Larissa Katz (Queen's University, Kingston)
'Parity and Force in Property Law'
15:30
Tea
16:00
Irit Samet (King's College London)
'The Morality of Proprietary Estoppel: Some Strings Attached'
Henry Smith (Harvard)
'Emergent Property'
17:30 - 18:30
Farewell drinks