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The Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP) is a nonprofit organization of lawyers, law students, and others dedicated to the preservation of cultural heritage.

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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE LAWYERS' COMMITTEE

Brief Graders and Judges Still Needed for 2011 National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition

The second annual National Cultural iStock_000002196621SmallHeritage Law Moot Court Competition —  sponsored by the Lawyers' Committee and DePaul University College of Law — will be held on 25-26 February 2011 at the Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago, Illinois. While registration for the competition closed on 12 November 2010, brief graders and judges are still needed. If you are interested in serving as a brief grader or a judge, email Tess Davis at director@culturalheritagelaw.org.


2010 Yearbook of Cultural Property Law Now 30% Off

295_tnSponsored by the Lawyers' Committee — and published annually by Left Coast Press — the Yearbook of Cultural Property Law is an indispensable publication for anyone involved in preservation. This series  provides "up-to-date information on recent changes in cultural heritage and cultural property law to keep lawyers, heritage professionals, and land managers informed on current legal practice." All royalties go directly to the Lawyer's Committee.

The 2010 edition of the Yearbook is now available for 30% off its list price at the Left Coast Press website.

Order the 2010 Yearbook


2011 Student Writing Competition in Cultural Heritage Law

iStock_000005201261Small 2LCCHP is pleased to announce its 2011 Student Writing Competition in Cultural Heritage Law. The first place winner will receive a prize of $1000, while the second place winner will receive $500. The winning papers may also be offered publication. The deadline for 2011 submissions is 10 June 2011.


For more information, visit the official website.


National Public Radio: Egypt Called; It Wants Its Rosetta Stone Back

In an interview on National Public Radio, Patty Gerstenblith — Founder and President of the Lawyers' Committee — commented on Egypt's efforts to recover the Rosetta Stone.


Listen to the interview




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IN THIS ISSUE

THE LATEST FROM LCCHP

Brief Graders and Judges Still Needed for Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition

2010 Yearbook of Cultural Property Law Now 30% Off

2011 Student Writing Competition in Cultural Heritage Law

NPR: Egypt Called; It Wants Its Rosetta Stone Back



LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS


UPCOMING EVENTS


SAVE THE DATE

2011 National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition
25-26 February 2011
Chicago, IL

2011 Student Writing Competition in Cultural Heritage Law
10 June 2011


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