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March 24, 2014 – Property Rights and Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities

UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center 11:00 a.m. The 7th annual Wolf Family Lecture featured University of California at Berkeley Law Professor Daniel A. Farber. Farber is the Sho Sato Professor of Law and co-director of Berkeley’s Center for Law, Energy and the Environment. He delivered the talk, “Property Rights and Climate Change: Challenges […]

Wolf Lecture at UF Law to examine property rights and climate change

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – It has been proven that sea levels are rising – slowly but steadily encroaching on Florida’s coastline, affecting businesses and private property owners alike. So what happens when shorelines gradually move further inland? Does the state own what was once land but is now covered in water? Does the original landowner have […]

March 13, 2013 – Sixth annual Wolf Family Lecture

UF Law Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center courtroom 11 a.m. The topic of the sixth annual Wolf Family Lecture on the American Law of Real Property will be, “Property Law and the Rise, Life, and Demise of Racially Restrictive Covenants.” The lecture will feature Carol Rose, the Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor Emeritus of Law and Organization […]

Yale Law professor to discuss racially restrictive covenants at UF Law

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – While the idea sounds absurd today, up until the 1940s it was not uncommon for property deeds to include clauses that restricted the sale of property to whites only. In 1948, the Supreme Court ruled against these racially restrictive covenants and the practice was outlawed in 1968 by the Fair Housing Act. […]

Harvard legal expert to discuss property law as the infrastructure of democracy at UF Law’s Wolf Family Lecture

GAINESEVILLE, Fla. – The fourth annual Wolf Family Lecture on the American Law of Real Property will explore how American property law helped serve as the foundation for democracy in the United States. Harvard Law School Professor Joseph Singer, a nationally recognized expert in property law, will deliver the lecture titled, “Property Law as the […]

Prominent property expert to discuss shoreline property rights and exclusion during UF Wolf Family Lecture in the American Law of Real Property

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida citizens and governmental entities that own land along Florida’s 12,000 miles of shoreline are constantly being challenged on their right to exclude others from their property. With so many new laws and regulations regarding shoreline land use, exclusion rights have become muddy. On March 17 at 2 p.m. a nationally known […]

Columbia Law Professor Thomas W. Merrill to Deliver First Annual Wolf Family Lecture in the American Law of Real Property Feb. 22 at UF Levin College of Law

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Columbia University Law Professor Thomas W. Merrill will deliver the first annual Wolf Family Lecture in the American Law of Real Property at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in 285B Holland Hall at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. A reception will follow Merrill’s lecture. This event is free and open to […]