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Art & Cultural Property Law Research : Getting Started

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This guide provides a comprehensive overview for researchers investigating art and cultural property law in a global context. Introductory materials are included, as well as treatises, commercial databases, and free websites.  When researching in these areas, keep in mind that a variety of related terms may be utilized, such as art forgeries, art thefts, visual arts law, museum law, cultural heritage law, etc.    

 

So,You Want To Be An Art Lawyer?

Posted on the Clancco blog on June 25, 2014, this posting provides twelve starting points for becoming an art lawyer.  The posting's author is Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, an art attorney and the blog's founder.

Bar Associations: Committees and Sections Dedicated to Art/Cultural Property Law

This list, compiled by the Center for Art Law, includes U.S. and international bar associations' sections and committees that are dedicated to art and cultural property law practice.

The Center for Art Law is located in Brooklyn, New York and "serves artists and students, academics and legal practitioners, collectors and dealers, government officials and others in the field, and explores the many facets of this exciting and continually developing field of legal practice."

Art Law Societies

This is the Center for Art Law's list of U.S. law schools' art societies.

The Center for Art Law is located in Brooklyn, New York and "serves artists and students, academics and legal practitioners, collectors and dealers, government officials and others in the field, and explores the many facets of this exciting and continually developing field of legal practice."

Introductions to Art Law Research (WWW)

The following guides to researching art law are available on the WWW. 

Introductions to Art and Cultural Property Law (Print)

Subject Guide

Julienne Grant

Loyola Law Library Holdings List

The following handout was originally prepared in 2013, and updated in the Fall of 2015. The list includes the Law Library's holdings in the areas of art law, cultural property, and museum law.  Books in print and eBook format are included, along with journal titles and relevant databases. 

Print Research Guide

Prepared in the summer of 2009, and updated in February 2012, this 23-page guide offers instructions and tips on how to research foreign, comparative, and international law at the LUC Law Library.  The annotated guide lists print reference sources, subscription databases, free websites, and current awareness sources that may be useful when approaching foreign, comparative, and international law questions.