Property and Liberty
General Catalog Course Title:
Property and Liberty
Terms Offered:
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Spring 2014
Course Thread: 
Law & Humanities
Instructor: 
Brown, Robert


The course will explore the relation between property law and limits of liberty in different cultures and at different times. The course will cover theories of property law, slavery, the clash between aboriginal and European ideas of property, gender roles and property rights, common property systems, zoning, regulatory takings, and property on the World Wide Web. Readings will include legal theorists, court cases, and historical case studies.

For more detailed information about classes, please visit the UC Berkeley Online Schedule of Classes.