Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference Celebrates 15 Years at William & Mary

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Property Rights  The annual conference is designed to bring together members of the bench, bar and academia to explore recent developments in the law that affect property rights.  Photo by David F. Morrill

by David F. Morrill | October 11, 2018

Helping officially to kick off the 15th annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights conference at William & Mary Law School, property rights lawyer Andrew Brigham looked around the Great Hall of the historic Sir Christopher Wren Building, the oldest academic building still in use in America, and asked a simple question.

“Is it a wonder that this is a place where theory and practice come together” he asked.

It’s certainly no wonder to the many scholars and practitioners who come from around the world to attend the event each year. The brainchild of Joseph T. Waldo ’78, a successful eminent domain attorney, the conference began in 2004 and quickly became notable for its encouragement of active participation from the audience through its question and answer segments with each of the panels.

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