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Download Individual Reliance and Government Forbearance: A Tale of Five Cases -- Laura S. Underkuffler (128 KB)

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The Essence of Property

October 17-18, 2013

Panel 1: The Impact of a Leading Property Scholar: Defining the Essence of Property

Panel 2: Promoting Government Forbearance

Roundtable Panel: Implications of the Court's Recent Takings Cases

Panel 4: Property Rights in Times of Transition

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Property Rights Project of William & Mary Law School, College of William & Mary


Williamsburg, VA


Property Rights


Property Law and Real Estate

Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Journal, Volume 3