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Mission and Purpose


The Association for Law, Property & Society is incorporated as a not‑for‑profit corporation under the laws of the State of New York. 

The Association is a membership organization for scholars doing interdisciplinary legal scholarship on all aspects of property law and policy including; real, personal, intellectual, intangible, cultural, personal, and other forms of property.  ALPS seeks to encourage dialogue across and among people in many disciplines that are interested in property law, policy, and theory. 


Its objectives are

1. to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas;

2. to foster critical discussions of new knowledge; and

3. to encourage international and interdisciplinary cooperation