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Von Saher v. Norton Simon Museum of Art

Von Saher v. Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 95757 (C.D. Cal. 2007); aff’d in part, 578 F.3d 1016 (9th Cir. 2009); amended and remanded, 592 F.3d 954 (9th Cir. 2010); dismissed, 862 F.Supp. 2d 1044 (C.D. Cal. 2012); rev’d, 754 F.3d 712 (9th Cir. 2014); summary judgment for def., No. 07-cv-2866 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 9, 2016); aff'd, No. 16-56308 (9th Cir. July 30, 2018).

This case, involving Marei von Saher’s 

restitution claims against the Norton Simon Museum of Art for a Lucas Cranach the Elder diptych that had belonged to her father-in-law before World War II, has been dismissed by the district but revived by the Ninth Circuit twice. First, the district court dismissed her claims because the California . . . .

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