Article on laws affecting Washington museums


Law Notes
by Robert Gruhn, Attorney at Law

NOTICE  Law Notes is intended to be an informational tool that generally outlines the broad elements of the legal and regulatory framework of a variety of Washington State and federal laws, which are of interest to or may affect museums in effect as of the date set forth.  Accordingly, it is not within the scope of Law Notes to analyze specific legal policy or technical issues that may arise in museums.  Specific questions about particular matters should be addressed in the context of the facts that underlie them.  The information contained in Law Notes does not constitute legal advice and is not intended to take the place of legal counsel or other professional services.  The author and the Washington Museum Association do not make any warranty or representation, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, completeness, or utility of the information contained in Law Notes.  The Washington Museum Association and the author do not assume liability of any kind whatsoever resulting from the use or reliance upon the information, conclusions, or opinions contained in Law Notes.