Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The Real Property Law Schmooze is on! "Where Do We Go from Here? Fair Housing and Community Development at a Crossroads"

From Lisa Alexander...

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Real Property Law Schmooze
"Where Do We Go from Here?
Fair Housing and Community Development at a Crossroads"
Invitation-Only Faculty Workshop
January 31 - February ​2, 201​9
Texas A&M University School of Law
Fort Worth, Texas

The flagship event of the Program in Real Estate and Community Development Law at Texas A&M University School of Law, the Real Property Law Schmooze is an invitation-only workshop focused on the intellectual engagement of property law scholars. This annual event affords property law scholars the opportunity to share unpublished works-in-progress or early-stage ideas with other leading property law scholars at Texas A&M University and beyond. For the past two years, the Program has invited between 15-20 external property law scholars from law schools across the country to the Schmooze. The Schmooze has also been highlighted on national property law blogs.

The 2019 “Where Do We Go from Here? Fair Housing and Community Development at a Crossroads" Schmooze invites 20 legal scholars with expertise in either fair housing law, urban and rural property law, and/or community development law to present unpublished works-in-progress or early-stage ideas. In the wake of the 50th ​anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, and as federal support for fair housing, affordable housing, and community development dwindles, the papers will loosely relate to strategies that can help the fair housing and community development fields bridge longstanding conflicts and come together during this critical time. [Participants may ​submit their papers here.]

Vicki L. Been, the Boxer Family Professor of Law at NYU Law School, Affiliated Professor of Public Policy of the NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Faculty Director at the NYU Furman Center, and Former Commissioner of Housing Preservation and Development for the City of New York, will be the Program in Real Estate and Community Development Law’s Distinguished Real Property Law Keynote Speaker on February 1, 2019. Her presentation, "Inclusive Communities: Learning from its False Premises, Fears, and Framing Choices, through the Lens of Gentrification," is open to the entire law school, including all first-year Property Law students, as it is also co-sponsored by the Texas A&M University School of Law’s Faculty Speaker Series. Professor Been will also participate in the Schmooze.


Scheduled Sessions
Fair Housing & Community Development: Where Do We Go from Here?
Nestor Davidson, Professor of Law, Director, Urban Law Center, Fordham University School of Law
Kristen Barnes, Professor of Law, University of Akron School of Law
Scott Cummings, Professor of Law, Director, Legal Ethics and the Profession (LEAP), University of California Los Angeles Law School

A Second Look at Protected Classes
Robert G. Schwemm, University of Kentucky School of Law
Melvin Kelley, Visiting Assistant Professor, Northeastern University School of Law
Robin Paul Malloy, Director Center on Property, Citizenship & Social Entrepreneurism, Syracuse University College of Law

Implementing Fair Housing and Community Development
Stacy Seichnaydre, Associate Professor of Law & Assoc. Dean for Experiential Learning, Tulane University School of Law
Courtney Anderson, Associate Professor of Law, Georgia State University School of Law
Rigel Oliveri, Professor of Law, University of Missouri School of Law

Theorizing Fair Housing, Homelessness, and Justice
Lisa T. Alexander, Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law, Co-Director, Program in Real Estate and Community Development Law
Mark Roark, Visiting Professor, Southern University School of Law
Sophia House, Legal Fellow, NYU Furman Center, New York University School of Law
Brandon Weiss, Associate Professor of Law, University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) School of Law (Visiting Clinical Professor, Yale Law School)

The Practitioner Perspective Panel
Elizabeth K. Julian from the Inclusive Communities Project (ICP), the named Plaintiffs in the Supreme Court Case, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project

Property, Affordable Housing, and Equality
Michael Diamond, Professor of Law, Georgetown University School of Law
Carol Brown, Professor of Law, University of Richmond School of Law
John J. Infranca, Suffolk University School of Law

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