The William & Mary Law School Property Rights Project promotes the exchange of ideas between scholars and members of the property rights bar through lectures and an annual conference. The Project recognizes outstanding contributions of individuals to the field of property rights scholarship with the annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Prize.
Past recipients of the Brigham-Kanner Prize have included Professor Frank I. Michelman of Harvard Law School (2004), Professor Richard A. Epstein of New York University Law School (2005), Professor James W. Ely, Jr., of Vanderbilt Law School (2006), Professor Margaret Jane Radin of the University of Michigan Law School (2007), Professor Robert C. Ellickson of Yale Law School (2008), Professor Richard E. Pipes of Harvard University (2009), Professor Carol M. Rose, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law (2010), Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O' Connor (2011), Professor James E. Krier of the University of Michigan Law School (2012), Professor Thomas W. Merrill of Columbia Law School (2013), Michael M. Berger (2014), Professor Joseph William Singer of Harvard Law School (2015), and Hernando de Soto (2016). The 2017 recipient was Professor David L. Callies of the University of Hawaii School of Law. Please visit this page to read their biographies.
For more information about the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference, contact [[mtrivette,Ali Trivette]] or call at (757) 221-7466.
The William & Mary Law School Property Rights Project is directed by Chancellor Professor of Law Lynda L. Butler.