American Bar Association
 
Art & Cultural Heritage Law Committee

Art & Cultural Heritage Law Committee

About the Committee

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Thiscommitteeiscomposedofattorneysandstudentswithaninterestinthelegalaspectsofartandculturalheritage.Committeemembersworkinsettingsincludingprivatepractice,museums,governmentandacademia.Culturalheritagelawisconcernedwithbothmovableandimmovablepropertyofartistic,cultural,religiousandhistoricinterest.Throughitsquarterlynewsletter,YearinReviewsummary,CLEcoursesandpaneldiscussions,thecommitteeendeavorstorepresentavarietyofperspectivesandhasrecentlyaddressedavarietyoflegaltopicsincludingunderwaterculturalheritage,artworksstolenduringtheHolocaust,ratificationofthe1954HagueConventionontheProtectionofCulturalPropertyintheEventofArmedConflict,theimpactofwarontheculturalheritageincountriesexperiencingconflict,issuesrelatingtorepatriationofculturalheritageimproperlyremovedfromitscountryoforigin,implicationsoftheForeignSovereignImmunitiesActof1976inculturalpropertylitigationandlegalissuesrelatingtoartists'authenticationboards.Withinadiversefieldwithoftensharplydifferingopinions,thecommitteewelcomesallwithaninterestinthistimelyandfascinatingsubject.

Other organizations

This is a list of other organizations that address issues relevant to art law and cultural property protection
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Helpful Internet Resources

The following is a list of internet resources concerning the protection of art and cultural heritage property.
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Young Lawyers/Law students

This page offers information about organizations for young lawyers/law students, in addition to opportunities for those members of the legal community.
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Leadership

Co-Chairs:

Bright, David
McCullough, Michael

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Vogel on September 29, 2017

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