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Joseph W. Singer, The Right to Have Property, 10 Tex. A&M L. Rev. 713 (2023).

Abstract: Laura Underkuffler has kindly commented on my progressive, social- relations approach to property and property law. I feel humbled, honored, and seen. She notices the core moral commitments manifested in that work. She focuses on my scholarship on discrimination in public accommodations, the violent dispossession and persisting sovereignty of Native nations, and the obligations of the rich toward the poor. She emphasizes my willingness to take a moral stance. And she comments on the fact that I attempt to persuade readers about what the law should be, not just by interpreting authoritative texts, but by making normative arguments that are built on stories. She ponders the role of stories in the legal system. Well, here are some stories, and here are some moral stances.