Battle Over Art Seized By Nazis Revived In DC Circ.

Law360, Los Angeles (April 19, 2013, 9:15 PM EDT) -- In what may be the last major Holocaust-era art restitution case, the D.C. Circuit ruled Friday that a Hungarian court judgment did not preclude heirs of a legendary Hungarian art collector from recovering 11 paintings that were seized by the Nazis.

The appeals court said a trial judge erred in dismissing the heirs' claims against the Republic of Hungary under the doctrine of international comity, which gives effect to foreign judgments in domestic courts. In 2008, a granddaughter of Baron Mor Lipot Herzog lost a legal...
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