McKirdy & Riskin attend Eminent Domain Conference in China

by: Anthony F. Della Pelle
29 Dec 2011

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Edward McKirdy and Harry Riskin, McKirdy & Riskin‘s founding partners, recently attended the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference in Beijing, China.  The annual conference, which focuses on the interplay of civil rights and property rights, brought legal scholars, jurists, and practitioners from the United States and China together at Tsinghua University in Beijing to discuss and debate the global evolution of property rights.  During the conference retired United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was awarded the 2011 Brigham-Kanner Prize.  In her acceptance remarks, Justice O’Connor discussed the United States’ history of property rights protections, China’s emerging laws, and her own property rights decisions.

For more on this story, please see the following blog posts and new articles:

First International Property Rights Conference Completed in Beijing – William & Mary Law School

Beijing Conference Explores the Importance of Property Rights on a Global Scale – William & Mary Law School

Owners’ Counsel of America Participates in International Property Rights Conference in Beijing – Owners’ Counsel of America Blog

Summary of Brigham-Kanner Property Law Conference —

The author wishes to acknowledge the assistance of Cory K. Kestner, Esq., of McKirdy & Riskin, PA, in the preparation of this article