The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

"You didn't build that"
Tom Smith

Jimmy would disagree.

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One of my favorite movies, and this is just one of the many fantastic scenes in it. Every year, I play the opening scene from this movie in my first Property class:

"Pa, the guns... they're getting closer."
"Are they on our land?"
"No, sir."
"Then it ain't our concern, is it?"

What a great scene that captures the meaning of property in the American mind!

Posted by: Adam | Aug 31, 2012 10:21:12 AM