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Recovering Holocaust Art
Monday, October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Recovering Holocaust Art: Eight decades after it was taken, some art lost in the Holocaust has been returned to its rightful owners. Much artwork has not been returned. This discussion will set forth problems locating the art, determining the validity of the claims, choosing the legal rules to apply, selecting an appropriate forum for decision-making, and the many hazards of litigation.
Bert Lazerow was a legal writing teaching fellow at George Washington University and spent two years drafting regulations, legislation and tax treaties with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service’s Chief Counsel’s Office. He taught at the University of Louisville and was a visiting professor at Université de Paris X Nanterre and University of California, Berkeley School of Law. He joined the School of Law faculty in 1967. The San Diego Mayor and City Council have appointed him to the La Jolla Shores Planning Advisory Board, a committee that advises the Planning Department on real estate development in La Jolla Shores.
Honors and Affiliations
Lazerow was editor-in-chief of the International Tax Journal. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute, where he has served on the tax advisory group and the members consultative groups for the restatements third of property, the U.S. law of international commercial arbitration, and the foreign relations law of the U.S., as well as the restatements of the law of charitable nonprofit organizations, copyright, and conflict of laws.
This event is offered by Diverse Access.