In today’s America, our laws do little to protect property owners from either dictators abroad or government bureaucrats at home. How did this come to pass in a country founded on the principle that all men have the inalienable right to life, liberty and property? This lecture by Adam Mossoff answers this question by tracing the rise and fall of property rights in America.

Made available by The Ayn Rand Institute.

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Adam Mossoff

Mr. Mossoff is a professor of law at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. He is a founder and director of Academic Programs at the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property. He speaks and writes extensively on intellectual property law and policy.