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Fall 2021
LAW942  A  CULTURAL PROPERTY AND ANTIQUITIES TRAFFICKING: IMPORTATION LAWS AND BORDER ENFORCEMENT

Course Description
This course will identify and analyze the laws applicable to the importation of cultural artifacts, art and antiquities into the United States, and the international treaties and conventions the U.S. employs to prevent illicit trafficking. The students will learn the importance of a nation’s cultural patrimony, and how the looting of archaeological sites and theft of cultural artifacts by criminal trafficking organizations has led the U.S. to establish a protective legal framework. The students will learn U.S. border law enforcement authorities; import laws, declarations and tariffs; and the complex U.S. laws and regulations applicable to the importation of cultural merchandise.

Course Schedule
Offering Dates: 08-23-2021 - 12-01-2021  

Dates Day Time Room
10-25-2021 - 10-28-2021   MTWR  12:30 PM-1:50 PM F209
10-29-2021 - 10-29-2021   F  2:00 PM-5:00 PM F209
10-30-2021 - 10-30-2021   S  10:00 AM-1:00 PM F209

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 1
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Open Book, Take Home Essay.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
LL.M. Course
New Course
Short Course
Course Delivery:
Residential
Special Restrictions: Open to JD students with permission from Prof. Urice.
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
No     
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Syllabus and assignments are uploaded to Blackboard.   

 
Professor(s)