The GE Mound: An ARPA Case Study

  title={The GE Mound: An ARPA Case Study},
  author={Cheryl Ann Munson and Marjorie Melvin Jones and Robert E. Fry},
  journal={American Antiquity},
  pages={131 - 159}
Prosecutions of looters under the U.S. Government's Archeological Resources Protection Act (ARPA) have heretofore come in cases involving federal or Indian land, thus limiting applications of the law and questions about both the law and the legal rights of artifact collectors. In this essay we examine the GE Mound case, the first prosecution and conviction of a group of looters under ARPA for interstate transport of artifacts illegally removed from private property. The GE Mound case serves as… 
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