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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Property Programs at AALS Annual Meeting

The early bird registration deadline for the AALS Annual Meeting is tomorrow, November 17th.  For those on the fence about attending, I thought I'd post the sessions that appeared to be of particular interest to property profs.  If I missed a session, please reference it in the comments.

Thursday, January 5

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

[4220] Sections on Property Law and Real Estate Transactions Joint Program: Rethinking Urban Development

    Moderators:  Carol Brown (UNC) and Steven Eagle (George Mason)

2:30 - 3:40 p.m.

[4100L] What Property Professors Need to Know About the Mortgage Crisis: De Soto and the Title Security in the U.S.

    Speakers:  June Rose Carbone (UMKC); Nestor Davidson (Fordham); Rashmi Dyal-Chand (Northeastern); James Kelly, Jr. (Notre Dame)

[Note:  I am very sad that these two programs overlap.]

Friday, January 6

7:00 - 8:30 a.m.

[1416] Property Law Breakfast

10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

[5250]  Section on Natural Resources Law, Co-Sponsored by Section on Environmental Law:  Adaptation Strategies: Responding to Climate Change as the New Normal

[5270]  Section on Securities Regulation:  Exploring the Regulatory Responses to the Financial Crisis

4:00 - 5:45 p.m.

[5350]  Section on Commercial and Related Consumer Law:  The Uniform Commercial Code and the Mortgage Crisis

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

[5440]  AALS Gala Reception (it's at the National Building Museum!)

Saturday, January 7

8:30 - 10:15 a.m.

[6070] Section on Agricultural Law: Contemporary Issues in the Federal Regulation of Agriculture

[6080] Section on Art Law:  From Creation to Curation: The Law of Museums

10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

[6220] Section on Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services: Reviving Financial Institutions

[6230] Section on Intellectual Property: Intellectual Property and International Trade

1:30 - 3:15 p.m.

[6300]  Section on Animal Law: Animals in Legal Context

    Note:  it appears that there will be discussion of "backyard chickens," one of my favorite topics.

[6340] Section on Indian Nations and Indigeneous Peoples: The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act at 40

3:30 - 5:15 p.m.

[6470] Section on State and Local Government Law, Co-Sponsored by Section on Law and Religion: The Impact of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act on State and Local Governments

[6480] Section on Transaction Law and Skills: Transactional Law Teaching and Scholarship: Moving Forward

Sunday, January 8

9:00 - 10:45 a.m.

[7060] Section on Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services:  Rubber Hits Road: Implementing Dodd-Frank amid Reform Fatigue

There are dozens of other really interesting sessions that should appeal to everyone.  I hope to see many Property Profs in DC!

Tanya Marsh

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