James “Jim” C. Smith, a faculty member in the School of Law, was named president-elect of the Association for Law, Property and Society.
Smith’s term will run to 2015, and he will serve as president from 2015 to 2016. He most recently served as treasurer for the organization.
The Association for Law, Property and Society 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. Next spring the association’s annual meeting will be held at the UGA School of Law.