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UH Manoa School of Law presents real property law lecture by esteemed Columbia University School of Law professor

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Contact:
Jamee Kunichika, (808) 956-5516
Director of Alumni Relations
Carol Mon Lee, (808) 956-8636
Associate Dean
Posted: Feb 11, 2005

HONOLULU — The William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa presents the third installment of the Gifford Foundation‘s Distinguished Lectureship in Real Property Series on Tuesday, February 15, 2005. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, features eminent Professor Lance Liebman of the Columbia University School of Law speaking on "What is Property? Applying Concepts from Property Law to the Latest Policy Dilemmas."

The lecture will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Moot Court Room of the William S. Richardson School of Law (2515 Dole Street), with a reception to follow.

"Lance Liebman is not only a leading scholar in property law, but director of the American Law Institute, which publishes the Restatement of the Law, upon which judges all over the country rely. Therefore, what he has to say about applying property law to policy dilemmas takes on a special significance," explains William S. Richardson School of Law‘s Professor David Callies.

An internationally renowned legal scholar, Liebman currently serves as the Director of the American Law Institute, and has been a Visiting Professor in Vietnam, Tokyo, Jerusalem, and India. Liebman earned his B.A. from Yale University in 1962, and M.A. from Cambridge in 1964. After receiving his J.D. from Harvard in 1967, he clerked for Justice Byron White of the United States Supreme Court.

He joined the Harvard Law School faculty in 1970, and was promoted to professor in 1976. From 1981 to 1984, Liebman served as the Associate Dean of Harvard Law School. He is the former Dean and Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law at Columbia Law School from 1991 to 1996, and is presently the William S. Beinecke Professor of Law at Columbia.

The William S. Richardson School of Law‘s Distinguished Lectureship in Real Property Series was established in 2002 by the Gifford Foundation to honor William S. Richardson School of Law Professor David L. Callies, the Benjamin A. Kudo Professor of Law, and alumni Jerry M. Hiatt (‘77), prominent Big Island attorney, for their superior work in the field of real property.

For more information about the lecture, contact Jamee Kunichika at (808) 956-5516 or jameek@hawaii.edu.