Law 130 - Property

Edward A. Parson

Edward A. Parson

Dan and Rae Emmett Professor of Environmental Law, and
Faculty Co-Director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
B.Sc. University College, University of Toronto, 1975
M.Sc. University of British Columbia, 1981
Ph.D. Harvard University, 1992
Course Description:

An analysis of property as a social institution and particularly of the dynamics of the system for recognizing and protecting competing claims to resources. Major problem areas to be studied include the historical development of various kinds of interests in property, housing, landlord and tenant, public and private land use, planning and development, and the sale and financing of real estate.