A Festschrift in honor of Dale A. Whitman

April 13-14, 2007

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In his long and distinguished career as a scholar, teacher, colleague, dean, AALS president and reporter for the Restatement of Property (Third) - Mortgages, Dale A. Whitman has made immeasurable contributions to law teaching, the legal profession and law reform. Please join the University of Missouri School of Law, and these distinguished property scholars, in celebrating Professor Whitman's contributions through this conference exploring current topics in the law of property and real estate finance.

The Symposium Presenters (PDF)

Friday, April 13

8:15 a.m.

Symposium Welcome

Dean R. Lawrence Dessem
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law

Professor Grant S. Nelson
UCLA School of Law

Professor R. Wilson Freyermuth
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law

8:30 a.m.

Professor Grant S. Nelson
UCLA School of Law
Foreclosure Purchase by the Holder of the Equity of Redemption or Other Junior Interests: When Should Principles of Fairness and Morality Trump Normal Priority Rules?

9:15 a.m.

Professor Julie Forrester
Southern Methodist University
Dedman School of Law
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: The Benefits to Homeowners

10:00 a.m.

Professor Gregory M. Stein
University of Tennessee College of Law
Mortgage Law in China: Comparing Theory and Practice

10:45 a.m.

Professor Andrew R. Berman
New York Law School
The Hazards of Mezzanine Loans and Preferred Equity Investments: What Your Lawyer Is Not Telling You

11:30 a.m.

Professor Ann M. Burkhart
University of Minnesota Law School
The Twenty-First Century Real Estate Lawyer

2:00 p.m.

The 2007 Earl F. Nelson Lecture
Professor Richard A. Epstein

University of Chicago Law School
How to Solve (or Avoid) the Exactions Problem

More Information (PDF)

3:30 p.m.

Professor Georgette Chapman Phillips
University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business and School of Law
Boundaries of Exclusion

4:15 p.m.

Professor Paula A. Franzese
Seton Hall University School of Law
Communitarian and Contractarian Solutions to the Dilemma of Common Interest Communities

5:00 p.m.

Professor Rigel C. Oliveri
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
The Erosion of Post-Acquisition Discrimination and Harassment Claims Under the Fair Housing Act

Saturday, April 14

8:30 a.m.

Professor John A. Lovett
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Doctrines of Waste in a Landscape of Waste

9:15 a.m.

Professor R. Wilson Freyermuth
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
Why Mortgagors Can't Get No Satisfaction

10:00 a.m.

Professor Dale A. Whitman
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
The Legal Education Committee's Property Curriculum Study

Closing Roundtable: The Future of Real Estate Law in the Curriculum

General Information

Directions to the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law

From Interstate 70, exit at Providence Road and turn south. After approximately 1.5 miles, turn left onto Stewart Road. Turn right onto Sixth Street where Stewart Road ends. At the intersection of Sixth Street and Conley Avenue, go straight into the Turner Avenue Parking Garage. Visitor parking is available on levels 3, 6 and 7. From the garage, proceed two blocks east to John K. Hulston Hall, located on the corner of Missouri and Conley Avenues.

Lodging, Dining & Recreation in Columbia, Missouri


Cost & Registration

There is no fee for the conference. Registration is requested by Friday, March 31, 2007. To register, or for more information, please contact Wilson Freyermuth at 573-882-1105 or freyermuthr@missouri.edu.

Continuing Legal Education Credit

This conference is approved for 10.25 hours of mandatory continuing legal education credit in the state of Missouri.