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Vineberg v. Bissonnette (Max Stern Estate)

Vineberg v. Bissonnette, 529 F.Supp.2d 300 (D.R.I. 2007); aff’d, 548 F.3d 50 (1st Cir. 2008).

This 2008 federal case established the principal that works of art, which Nazi authorities compelled Jewish owners to liquidate through “forced sales” to third-parties, were to be treated as . . .

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