Real Property Law Schmooze

Invitation-Only Faculty Workshop
February 2-4, 2017
Texas A&M University School of Law
Fort Worth, Texas

​The initial flagship event of the new Program in Real Estate and Community Development Law at Texas A&M University School of Law, the inaugural Real Property Law Schmooze, feature​d approximately 20 legal scholars from law schools in the​ southern United States. Texas A&M University School of Law faculty affiliated with the Program in Real Estate and Community Development Law also participated in the Schmooze.

The invitation-only ​Schmooze faculty workshop affords property law scholars the opportunity to share unpublished works-in-progress or early-stage ideas with other leading property law scholars at Texas A&M University and beyond. The papers presented engage a broad range of urban and rural property law challenges including, but not limited to housing law and policy, land tenure, land loss, land use, zoning, the environment, and property law and theory, including papers that address international comparative property issues.

This year's​ luncheon keynote speaker ​was Lee Anne Fennell, Max Pam Professor of Law, Co-director of the Kreisman Initiative on Housing Law and Policy, and Ronald H. Coase Research Scholar at the University of Chicago Law School. ​She presented her paper “Searching for Fair Housing​," at the invitation-only luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 4, ​2017.

In future years, the Schmooze will extend invitations to scholars throughout the U.S. and abroad, based upon topics or regions.

View the 2017 Schmooze schedule here