International Hurdles in Nazi-Era and Russian Revolution Cultural Property Cases
14 Pages Posted: 12 Nov 2016 Last revised: 4 Mar 2020
Date Written: October 28, 2016
This article analyzes how the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act and Act of State Doctrine has applied to cases seeking recovery of art stolen during the Nazi era and the Russian Revolution. It served as the basis for a presentation at Case Western Reserve University School of Law conference, The Art of International Law, on September 16, 2016.
Keywords: Stolen art, art theft, Russian Revolution, Nazi era, Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, Act of State Doctrine, Cultural Property
JEL Classification: K10, K40
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