Derek Fincham

South Texas College of Law Houston

Professor

1303 San Jacinto Street

Houston, TX 77002

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Deaccession of Art From the Public Trust

Journal of Art, Antiquity & Law, Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp. 1-37, July 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2011
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 706 (23,658)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Trusts, Estates, Property Law, Art, Museums, Cultural Heritage, Nonprofit, Charity

2.

How Adopting the Lex Originis Rule Can Impede the Flow of Illicit Cultural Property

Columbia Journal of Law and the Arts, Vol. 32, p. 111, 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Jul 2009
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 651 (24,922)

Abstract:

art, antiquities, private international law, conflict of laws, international law, lex originis, lex situs, renvoi, art theft, antiquities, cultural heritage, cultural property

3.

Rejecting Renvoi for Movable Cultural Property: The Islamic Republic of Iran v. Denyse Berend

International Journal of Cultural Property, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 111-120, February 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Jun 2007
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 483 (37,181)
Citation 1

Abstract:

cultural property, Iran, Denyse Berend, cultural heritage, renvoi, choice of law, private international law, case note

4.

Towards a Rigorous Standard for the Good Faith Acquisition of Antiquities

Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce, Vol. 37, Issue 1
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2009
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 477 (40,647)

Abstract:

art, antiquities, law and economics, cultural heritage, cultural property, property, movable property, international law, private law, comparative law,

5.

Why U.S. Federal Criminal Penalties for Dealing in Illicit Cultural Property are Ineffective, and a Pragmatic Alternative

Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 2, November 2007
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2008
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 374 (57,015)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Art, Antiquities, Cultural Property, Cultural Heritage, Illicit Cultural Property, Criminal Law, United Kingdom, England, Wales, Portable Antiquities Scheme, Treasure Act

6.

The Fundamental Importance of Archaeological Context

ART AND CRIME: EXPLORING THE DARK SIDE OF THE ART WORLD, pp. 1-12, Noah Charney, ed., Greenwood Publishing, 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Aug 2009
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 296 (74,193)

Abstract:

Cultural Heritage, Cultural Property, Antiquities, Property, Environmental law, Art, Theft, Looting, International Law, Cultural Heritage Law

7.

The Distinctiveness of Property and Heritage

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 115, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2011
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 284 (72,018)

Abstract:

Property, Heritage, Cultural Property, Cultural Heritage, Statutes of Limitations

8.

A Coordinated Legal and Policy Approach to Undiscovered Antiquities: Adapting the Cultural Heritage Policy of England and Wales to Other Nations of Origin

International Journal of Cultural Property, Vol. 15, p. 347, 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2014
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 283 (77,733)

Abstract:

art, antiquities, archaeology, archaeological context, England and Wales, Cultural Heritage, Nations of Origin, Portable Antiquities Scheme

9.

The Parthenon Sculptures and Cultural Justice

Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 23
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 19 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2013
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 227 (79,238)

Abstract:

British Museum, Parthenon Marbles, Elgin marbles, antiquity, cultural heritage law, restitution, repatriation

10.

Transnational Forfeiture of the Getty Bronze

Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 32, 2014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 167 (112,284)

Abstract:

Italy, The Getty, Getty Bronze, Bronze Statue of a Victorious Youth, Fano Athelete, forfeiture, foreign judgments

11.

Justice and the Cultural Heritage Movement: Using Environmental Justice to Appraise Art and Antiquities Disputes

20 Va. J. Soc. Pol’y & L. 43 (2012),
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2013
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 159 (133,773)

Abstract:

justice, cultural heritage, art, antiquities, cultural property, looting, archaeology

12.

What is Art Crime?

Journal of Art Crime, Vol. 1, pp. 54-57
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Oct 2011
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 146 (123,976)

Abstract:

art crime

13.

How Law Defines Art

John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law, 2015
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2016
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 115 (151,142)

Abstract:

art law,

14.

'Metal Detecting and Archaeology' by Suzie Thomas and Peter G. Stone Review

American Journal of Archaeology, Vol. 115, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 07 Jan 2011
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 67 (255,354)

Abstract:

Metal detecting, archaeology, looting, cultural heritage

15.

Social Norms and Illicit Cultural Heritage

Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Law (Francesco Francioni & James Gordley eds. 2013, Oxford University Press)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Jul 2013
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 54 (255,354)

Abstract:

cultural heritage, looting, illicit cultural property, antiquities, heritage law

16.

Two Ways of Policing Cultural Heritage

Proceedings of the International Conference on "Protecting Cultural Heritage as a Common Good of Humanity: A Challange for Criminal Justice", 13-15 December 2013, Courmayeur Mont Blanc, Italy, edited by Stefano Manacorda, Arianna Visconti, Ed. ISPAC 2014
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 52 (257,413)

Abstract:

cultural heritage, art crime, antiquities looting, international criminal law,

17.

Are Police Posters Art?

Journal of Art Crime, Vol. 2, pp. 73-75
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Oct 2011
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 41 (329,585)

Abstract:

18.

The Rescue, Stewardship, and Return of the Lysi Frescoes by the Menil Foundation

22 International Journal of Cultural Property 1 (2015)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Sep 2015
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 21 (338,840)

Abstract:

Cyprus, Menil Foundation, antiquities looting, art loan

19.

Is Go Set a Watchman Authentic?

47 Cumberland Law Review 101 (2016)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 0 (317,746)

Abstract:

Authenticity, Literature, Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman

20.

Authenticating Art by Valuing Art Experts

Mississippi Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 May 2016
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 0 (314,941)

Abstract:

Art, Art Law, Art Authentication, Art Forgery, Art Fraud, Counterfeit Art

21.

The Syrian Conflict and the Proposed 'Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act'

Santander Art and Culture Law Review 2/2015 (1): 63-82
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Derek Fincham
South Texas College of Law Houston
Downloads 0 (345,307)

Abstract:

Syria, United States, archaeological heritage, illicit traffic, looting, art trade, cultural heritage