2019 National Preservation Law Conference: Attacks on the Antiquities Act

By Forum Online posted 07-12-2019 11:54


The 2019 National Preservation Law Conference was held on Tuesday, June 25 in Washington, D.C. The conference is put on by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in partnership with Georgetown University Law Center. This intense one-day summit provided a highly focused look into historic and cultural preservation law, highlighting recent and influential developments in the field. Attendees were able to gain knowledge and skills to effectively advocate and champion key preservation issues. This year’s speakers were all national legal experts on a wide variety of topics, including federal level regulations, legal tools for the built environment, religious properties, the Antiquities Act, and climate change.

Couldn’t make this year’s National Preservation Law Conference? Enjoy this free video and see some of what you missed. Professor Mark Squillace from the University of Colorado Law School dives deep into attacks on the Antiquities Act from our past, present, and postulates on the future impacts on this important legal precedent. 

Want more? Purchase the recordings for the 2019 Preservation Law Conference which highlighted the most recent and influential developments in the field. Also consider  registering for PastForward 2019 Super Early Bird rates end July 31.