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Statement of Concerns About Disposition of Nazi-Looted Art in the United States, Submitted to the Office of Holocaust Issues, U.S. Department of State, September, 22, 2009

8 Pages Posted: 3 Aug 2010  

Michael Berenbaum

American Jewish University - Sigi Ziering Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Ethics; U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Edward Gaffney

Valparaiso University

Jennifer Anglim Kreder

Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Date Written: September 21, 2009

Abstract

This statement offers the views of Dr. Michael Berenbaum, Edward Gaffney, and Jennifer Anglim Kreder relating to the request in the Federal Register for statement of the views on developing alternative mechanisms to resolve claims for artworks displaced as a result of the Holocaust and World War II.

Also included is a chart prepared by Kreder on litigation relating to several Holocaust-era cases in federal courts since the Altmann case in 2004.

Keywords: Nazi, WWII, Cultural Property, Art, International, Holocaust, Looted Art, Berenbaum, Gaffney, Kreder, Restitution, Nazi-Looted Art, Alternative Mechanisms

JEL Classification: K40, K41, K42, K49, K33, K39, K00, K20, K30

Suggested Citation

Berenbaum, Michael and Gaffney, Edward and Kreder, Jennifer Anglim, Statement of Concerns About Disposition of Nazi-Looted Art in the United States, Submitted to the Office of Holocaust Issues, U.S. Department of State, September, 22, 2009 (September 21, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1476518 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1476518

Michael Berenbaum

American Jewish University - Sigi Ziering Center for the Study of the Holocaust and Ethics ( email )

United States

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States

Edward Gaffney

Valparaiso University ( email )

Valparaiso, IN 46383
United States

Jennifer Anglim Kreder (Contact Author)

Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of Law ( email )

Nunn Hall
Highland Heights, KY 41099
United States
859-572-5889 (Phone)
859-572-5342 (Fax)

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