THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE LAWYERS' COMMITTEE
Brief Graders and Judges Still Needed for 2011 National Cultural Heritage Law Moot Court Competition
second annual National Cultural Heritage 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 email@example.com.
2010 Yearbook of Cultural Property Law Now 30% Off
Sponsored 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
LCCHP 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