Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology

2014 Edition
| Editors: Claire Smith

Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP)

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_1301

Basic Information

The Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP) is a not-for-profit organization that fosters the stewardship of the objects, places, and traditions that define us as societies, nations, civilizations, and even human beings. See http://www.culturalheritagelaw.org for more information.

Major Impact

The field of cultural heritage law (or cultural property law or cultural resources law) has grown considerably over the past decade, such that today it can properly be considered a “field” and not merely a practice area within some other field such as environmental law, art law, international law, copyright law, or federal Indian law. The number of attorneys working in the field has blossomed. In 2004, the Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (“LCCHP” or “Lawyers’ Committee”) was formed “to promote the preservation and protection of cultural heritage resources in the United States and internationally through education, research, outreach,...

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Further Reading

  1. Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation. n.d. Available at: http://www.culturalheritagelaw.org

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage PreservationWashingtonUSA