Part I: Property, Justifications and Competition
1 Introduction to the Course  
2 Background  
3 First Possession and Conquest  
4 First Possession and Labor  
5 Competition versus Property Including Corporations  
6 Courts, Policy and Flexibility First 3-page paper due
Part II: Property, Fairness and Access
7 Security of Property and Adverse Possession  
8 Public Policy Limits on Trespass  
9 Public Accommodations, Antidiscrimination and Access Rights  
10 Public Trust and Private Property  
11 Fair Use of Property, Support Easements and Nuisance  
Part III: Property, Planning and Public Regulation
12 Land-use Planning and Zoning  
13 Land-use Planning, Limits to Zoning and Environmental Regulation  
14 Property, Slavery, Race and Discrimination  
15 Property and Sex-based Discrimination Second 3-page paper due
16 Property and Economic Discrimination  
17 Property, Sovereignty and Takings  
Part IV: Property, Land-use and Private Restraints
18 Servitudes, Licenses and Easements  
19 Covenants  
20 Common Ownership and Housing  
Part V: Comparative Law of Property and Land Use and International Development Policy
21 Redressing the Legacy of Apartheid in South Africa: Rural Land Restitution  
22 Urban Dilemmas: Land Invasions, Housing Rights and Evictions Third 3-page paper due
23 Contestation over Property Rights in India  
24 Development Displacement, Contests over Land and Housing Rights  
25 International Development Policy Prescriptions of Property  
Part VI: Conclusion
26 Summing Up; Questions Final paper due on the last day of the course