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property,

n the rightful ownership; the exclusive right to a thing.
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The result, after half a century, is that most business lawyers feel uncomfortable supporting the right to property.
The right to property means you have the right to make money to earn property and the right to use and dispose of your property.
Asked if the parties' positions converged, Iacovou said all reached a basic agreement that the right to property is an individual, human right, and that the owner must have a say.
While these rulings do not address the consequences of transfers to charity when the options are not substantially vested, it appears that the same rationale should prevail, and that a completed transaction will occur only to the extent the charity actually receives money or a quantifiable right to property.
The message must emphasize not only the importance of the right to property, but also the lack of conflict between this right and other values important in our society," he writes.
The IRS has ruled that a taxpayer's right to receive payments under an annuity policy as payment for professional services is a nonforfeitable right to property transferred in connection with the performance of services.
Rasmussen and Den Uyl use this insight of Aristotle's as the foundation for an entire case for recognition of individual rights and private property: first, by substituting "other people" for "fortune"; second, by showing how self-directedness as an essential element of eudaimonia requires the ability to interact with physical objects, hence the right to property.