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296D Art Law (3)

Discussion - 3 hrs. This course looks at the many ways that the law shapes and regulates the arts, whether through the First Amendment, public funding, tax law, rights of publicity, intellectual property regimes like copyright, trademark, and VARA, as well as the government's own art-making and unmaking, particularly in regard to public art, architecture, and monuments. Assignments may include judicial opinions, briefs, philosophical and legal scholarship, case studies of particular artworks, and in-class oral arguments.

Graduation Requirements: May satisfy Advanced Writing Requirement with instructor's permission.
Final Assessment: Other 

This course was offered:

  • Spring 2017
    • Robert Pimm