Supporting Organizations

The DePaul Center for Art, Museum & Cultural Heritage Law (CAMCHL) provides students with a chance to explore unique cross-curricular offerings in the rapidly growing areas of art, museum, and cultural heritage law. CAMCHL offers students opportunities to explore these exciting areas of law through a two-course sequence of Art and the Law and a Seminar in Cultural Heritage Law, complemented by a range of programs and activities, including internship and externship placements at institutions such as the Chicago History Museum, the Field Museum of Natural History, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and other cultural institutions, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

The Lawyers' Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP) is a nonprofit organization of lawyers, law students and interested members of the public who have joined together to promote the preservation and protection of cultural heritage resources in the United States and internationally through education and advocacy.

The Art and Cultural Heritage Law Society (ACHLS) is a student-run organization that connects DePaul students with attorneys who practice in areas affecting museums, the art market, contemporary artists and cultural heritage. ACHLS provides student mentoring and hosts networking events at DePaul and in the greater Chicago community.

The DePaul Appellate Moot Court Society is a student-run organization committed to the advancement of oral and written advocacy, the furtherance of practical legal skills and scholastic excellence. Sponsoring competitions in a wide variety of areas of law, DePaul teams compete annually with moot court societies from other law schools across the country.

The DePaul Center for Intellectual Property Law & Information Technology (CIPLIT®) was established to promote research and concentrated study in intellectual property and information technology broadly defined. It seeks to develop IP professionals of the highest caliber through an all-inclusive learning experience that combines outstanding classroom education, innovative scholarship, first-class training in lawyering skills and an unparalleled range of extracurricular activities. The DePaul Journal of Art, Technology & Intellectual Property Law, published biannually under the direction of a student editorial board, also works closely with CIPLIT to address current legal issues in the field.

Sotheby’s is a global company that engages in art auctions, private sales and art-related financing activities. The company operates in 40 countries, with principal salesrooms located in New York, London, Hong Kong and Paris. The company also regularly conducts auctions in six other salesrooms around the world. Sotheby’s is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BID.