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2nd Circ. Boots Suit Over Removal Of 9/11 Memorial Artwork

Law360 (August 24, 2018, 6:23 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Thursday rejected a lawsuit that accused lower Manhattan's Trinity Church of violating an obscure art law by moving a 9/11 memorial, saying the artist behind the case had waived his right to sue.

Steven Tobin claimed the church violated his rights under the Visual Artists Rights Act by moving his "Trinity Root" memorial of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but a three-judge appeals panel said he had signed a contract allowing Trinity to do exactly that.

"Tobin affirmed that Trinity...
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Case Information

Case Title

Tobin v. The Rector, Church-Wardens

Case Number



Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3890 STATUTES-Other

Date Filed

December 14, 2017

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