HLS Private Law Workshop: Eric Claeys, Harms, Benefits, and Rights in Property and Private Law

“In the most recent HLS Private Law Workshop, Professor Eric Claeys presented a chapter of his forthcoming monograph, Natural Law, Natural Rights, and the Foundations of American Property Law. This monograph presents a natural law theory of American property law. The monograph argues that individuals have pre-political rights to use tangible resources in ways that promote human flourishing. Contemporary property doctrine embodies this logic and, in form and substance, upholds those rights …” (more)

[Patrick Goold, New Private Law, 7 November]

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