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Menzel v. List
Menzel v. List, 267 N.Y.S.2d 804 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 1966), modified by 279 N.Y.S.2d 608 (N.Y. App. Div. 1967), rev’d, 298 N.Y.S.2d 979 (1969).
Menzel v. List, one of the first Holocaust
cases, is significant for the application of New York’s
Demand and Refusal Rule
to a claim for return of an artwork stolen more than twenty years earlier. After Menzel sued List, a
good faith purchaser
and new owner of the work, List counterclaimed against Perls Gallereries, from which the work was bought. The Court found that . . . .
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