Brief Amicus Curiae of the American Jewish Committee, Et Al.
56 Pages Posted: 6 Mar 2017
Date Written: March 1, 2017
Motion filed March 1 to file this brief in appeal concerning art previously belonging to Fritz Grunbaum, a Viennese cabaret performer the Nazis imprisoned in Dachau. The brief discusses how courts must understand the historical context of the Shoah in deciding such cases and how the HEAR Act unified statute of limitations analysis throughout the nation. Amici represented are the American Jewish Committee, Omer Bartov, Michael Bazyler, Haim Beliak, Michael Berenbaum, Donald Burris, Judy Chicago, Richard Falk, Hector Feliciano, Eugene Fisher, Irving Greenberg, Peter Hayes, Douglas and Marjorie Kinsey, Douglas Kmiec, Marcia Sachs Littell, Hubert Locke, Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Bruce Pauley, John Pawlikowski, Carol Rittner, John Roth, Randol Schoenberg, William Shulman, Stephen Smith, Alan Steinweis, Melvyn Weiss, Donald Woodman, and Jonathan Zatlin, in Support of Plaintiffs-Respondents.
Keywords: Fritz Grunbaum, HEAR Act, Art, Nazi, Art Theft, World War II, Statute of Limitations
JEL Classification: K10, K19, K39
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