Steve and Katie talk about and compare two recent Holocaust-era art cases decided in New York, one in state court on summary judgment and one in federal court on a motion to dismiss grounds. Both cases involve the claims of heirs to recover artwork that left the hands of Jewish owners persecuted by the Nazis, but they otherwise greatly differ.
Resources: Reif v. Nagy, Index No. 161799:15 (First Dep’t July 9, 2019) http://artlawpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Reif-v.-Nagy-Index-No.-16179915-First-Dep’t-July-9-2019.pdf
Zuckerman v. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, No. 18-634 (2d Cir. 2019)