SPOILS OF WAR: PLUNDER AND DESTRUCTION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE IN THE PACIFIC THEATER OF WORLD WAR II

OCTOBER 2, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.
(THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM, 945 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70130
(6.5 hours of CLE credit approved)

*  registration fees include curator-guided tour and a catered lunch

Join lawyers and experts in the following fields for a fascinating and informative program on:
• The Plunder and Destruction of Cultural Heritage in the Pacific Theater
• Preserving the War’s Historic Sites
• Preventing the Desecration of Sunken WWII Heritage Sites
• The Environmental Time Bombs of Sunken Battleships

OUR EXPERT PANELISTS:

William Cook, J.D., Associate General Counsel, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Tess Davis, J.D., Archeologist, Lawyer and Affiliate Researcher, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Ricardo J. Elia, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Archeology, Boston University
Laura Gongaware, J.D., Bland & Partners, PLLC
Larry Murphy, former Lead Marine Archaeologist for the National Park Service; expert witness in underwater cultural heritage cases.
John Stubbs, Director of Preservation Studies, Tulane University School of Architecture
Mark J. Spalding, President, The Ocean Foundation
Ole Varmer, Attorney-Advisor, International Section, Office of the General Counsel, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Elizabeth Varner, J.D., Executive Director of the National Art Museum of Sport

The attendance fee for this Second Annual Cultural Heritage Seminar includes a curator-guided tour and a catered lunch. The seminar is hosted in partnership with The National WWII Museum and The American Society of International Law.

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All Voices Meeting — Sedona Conference (Nov. 7)

FOR FBA MEMBERS ONLY

Join the Hon. Stephen Higginson of the 5th Circuit and other distinguished jurists and senior members of the Bar at The Sedona Conference (TSC) “All Voices” Meeting.  The event is an interdisciplinary exploration of difficult legal issues, including meetings of TSC Working Groups and all-conference assemblies, open to Sedona members and non-members alike.   A full description is available on the TSC webpage.

By special arrangement, members of the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will be able to attend the CLE sessions on Friday, November 7, for $395 — just a fraction of the full registration price.  So save the date — Friday, November 7 — or register on-line today.  Payment can also be mailed to 500 Poydras Street, Suite 364, New Orleans, La. 70130.

Click here for more information about the FBA-member only seminar.