For years Gideon Kanner has been an advocate for individual property rights. He has acted as counsel for parties and amici curiae in a number of eminent domain and inverse condemnation cases in the U.S. Supreme Court as well as in the California Supreme Court. Prior to his retirement, he was Professor of Law at the Loyola Law School in Los Angeles where he taught property, land use, eminent domain, and advanced appellate advocacy from 1974 to 1990. He currently serves as Professor of Law, Emeritus. With Toby Prince Brigham, Professor Kanner served as a co-editor of an earlier edition of Nichols on Eminent Domain. He is the recipient of the Shattuck Prize of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers for his contributions to appraisal literature and the Harrison Tweed Award of ALI-ABA for his exceptional merit in continuing legal education.