Cultural Resources Protection

  • Typically offered every other year

This course addresses preservation and cultural resources law in a variety of contexts with an emphasis on emerging issues under the National Historic Preservation Act, the Native American Graves Protection & Repatriation Act, and the Archaeological Resources Protection Act. This course will also examine the legal framework for the protection of cultural property internationally, covering classic controversies as well as more recent events.

A paper is required which may be used for the WIE requirement. Papers can also qualify for the Environmental Law Certificate.

Meets WIE Writing Requirement