March 10, 2008
Oregon Law Co-Hosts Lectures on Art and International Cultural Property Law March 14
Former FBI art crime agent and founder of the FBI Art Crime Team, Lynne Richardson, will discuss art crime fraud and international cultural property law on Friday, March 14, at the University of Oregon. Oregon Law and Arts Administration are co-sponsoring the lectures.
The first lecture, held from 9 a.m. to noon, in Lawrence Hall, room 249, will focus on illicit trafficking in art and cultural property, including theft of individual works of art, fraud, pillaging of archaeological sites and illegal export of objects protected by international laws.
The second lecture, held from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Knight Law Center, room 142, will discuss U.S. and international cultural property law, including the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) convention, Theft of Major Artwork Statute and the National Stolen Art File.