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Cuno Should Distinguish Between People and Nations

Cuno Should Distinguish Between People and Nations

10 on February 9, 2009, 12:13 pm / in archaeology law, Coins, cultural property law, James Cuno Who Owns Antiquity?, Museums, Repatriation

Museum director James Cuno, the author of Who Owns Antiquity?, has posted to the Princeton University Press on the subject […]

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The Universal Museum Struggles for Air

The Universal Museum Struggles for Air

on February 7, 2009, 9:15 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Museums

Tom Flynn has commented on British Museum director Neil MacGregor’s recent lecture on the encyclopedic museum. Tom’s comments are well […]

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Aye Captain, Thar’s the HMS Victory!

Aye Captain, Thar’s the HMS Victory!

3 on February 2, 2009, 8:13 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Shipwrecks

I apologize for the pirate talk, but those busy bees over at Oddysey have done it again.  They’ve found the […]

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Si’l vous plait, can we have our boat back?

Si’l vous plait, can we have our boat back?

on January 31, 2009, 7:28 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Litigation, Shipwrecks

France filed a claim to the 17th-century shipwreck, the Griffon, in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids this week. This […]

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Internship Opportunities in Cultural Property Law

Internship Opportunities in Cultural Property Law

1 on January 28, 2009, 7:08 am / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Preservation Initiatives

The Lawyers Committee for Cultural Heritage and Preservation (LCCHP) has put up its database of internship and externship opportunities in […]

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Nothing legal today, folks. Keep on walking…

Nothing legal today, folks. Keep on walking…

on January 25, 2009, 8:11 am / in archaeology law, Burials, cultural property law

Yesterday, I commented to my e-friend and archaeologist K. Kris Hirst that I wanted to see an article online about […]

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Raptor With Multiple Personalities Source of Controversy

Raptor With Multiple Personalities Source of Controversy

1 on January 23, 2009, 6:46 am / in archaeology law, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, Dinosaurs, Looting

Julieraptor, Sid Vicious, Kleptoraptor… Who was the raptor really? A well-reknowned hobby paleontologist, Nathan Murphy, has been charged with theft […]

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More to Mughal Than Meets the Eye

More to Mughal Than Meets the Eye

on January 22, 2009, 7:05 am / in ancient texts, archaeology law, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law, Museums, Patrimony Laws, Recovery

In keeping with our recent theme of manuscript theft, an Australian woman was caught trying to smuggle pages torn from […]

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Manuscript theft more profitable, less risky than car theft.

Manuscript theft more profitable, less risky than car theft.

1 on January 19, 2009, 8:02 pm / in ancient texts, archaeology law, Criminal prosecutions, cultural property law

Farhad Hakimzadeh, London’s millionaire book thief reported on in the CPAL bookworm post, has been sentenced to two years in […]

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Upcoming Panel in Boulder: “Public Lands – Private Ceremonies”

2 on January 13, 2009, 1:21 pm / in archaeology law, cultural property law, Native American Issues

This program will examine the tension arising out of non-religious use of public lands which hold special ceremonial significance to indigenous peoples.

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