This article examines the problems associated with the restitution of Nazi-looted art in the United States by focusing on some of the leading cases. Although some legal battles have been won by the heirs of Holocaust victims and others are ongoing, many have been unsuccessful. The thesis is that the United States has not gone far enough in addressing appropriate remedies for the restitution of Nazi-looted art. In contemplating the best ways for claimants to achieve a “fair and just solution,” the article argues in favor of alternative remedies to settle disputes and calls on the US government to play a larger role in adopting policies and legislation to aid claimants.
Lawrence M. Kaye; The Restitution of Nazi-Looted Art and Other Cultural Property: Have We Gone Too Far or Not Far Enough?. New German Critique 1 February 2017; 44 (1 (130)): 109–123. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/0094033X-3705721
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