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277.7 sec. 001 - Art and Cultural Property Law (Spring 2022)

Instructor: Carla Shapreau  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 1
Grading Designation: Credit Only
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

Th 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 130
From January 13, 2022
To February 24, 2022

Course Start: January 13, 2022
Course End: February 24, 2022
Class Number (1Ls): 32001
Class Number: 32001

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 23
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 25
As of: 07/19 11:58 AM


This seminar will explore and analyze the intersection of law with art and culture. Topics will include U.S. and international law as they relate to the illicit trade in antiquities and Nazi-era looting and restitution. We also will examine aspects of law pertaining to museums, artist's rights, art merchants, auction houses, and dealers, as well as issues regarding authenticity, title, and the statute of limitations. Materials will be provided regarding underwater cultural heritage and indigenous cultural concerns. Guest lecturers from the art and cultural property community will provide their unique perspectives.

This course is open to all law students.

Carla Shapreau teaches Art and Cultural Property Law and is a Senior Fellow in the Institute of European Studies at U.C. Berkeley, where she is conducting cultural property research. Ms. Shapreau's legal practice has an emphasis in intellectual property, art, and cultural property law. She has represented a wide range of clients in the arts including museums, artists, collectors, academic institutions, non-profit entities, and galleries. Ms. Shapreau has written and lectured on a broad array of topics pertaining to arts and culture.


Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) may be dropped without notice. The instructor can continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to risk being dropped without notice.


Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
Course Category: Intellectual Property and Technology Law

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