Property-Personal and Real


The Complexities of Judicial Takings, University of Richmond Law Review (2011)

In last term’s Stop the Beach Renourishment Inc. v. Florida DEP, the Supreme Court for...



The Biology of Possession, Widener Law Journal (2011)

Possession is a foundational idea in property law. Recent scholarship has suggested that respect for...


Hernando De Soto and Property in a Market Economy (2010)

Hernando de Soto is one of the world's leading public intellectuals. His books The Mystery...


General Law


Legal Questions for the Psychology of Home, Tulane Law Review (2009)

Intuitions often play a significant role in shaping debate about legal issues. This is particularly...


Berman v. Parker, 348 U.S. 26 (1954), Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (2008)


Group Size, Heterogeneity, and Prosocial Behavior: Designing Legal Structures to Facilitate Cooperation in a Diverse Society, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy (2008)

Recent social science research has found that in many scenarios, increases in group size and...


Hadacheck v. Sebastian, 239 U.S. 394 (1915), Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States (2008)

Natural Selection


Natural Selection as a Mechanism, Philosophy of Science (2008)

Skipper and Millstein (2005) argued that existing conceptions of mechanisms failed to “get at” natural...


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Homestead and Other Legal Protections of Possession of a Home, International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home (2010)

In many legal contexts, homes are given more legal protection than other types of property....