Jump to Content Jump to Main Navigation


Michelle Seger, Mike Shirar

Konowaloff v Metropolitan Museum of Art, Appeal judgment, ILDC 1980 (US 2012), 702 F3d 140 (2d Cir 2012), 133 SCt 2837 (US 2013), 18th December 2012, United States; Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit) [2d Cir]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 January 2021

Whether domestic courts were barred by the Act of State Doctrine from determining the lawfulness of the confiscation of a painting by a foreign political regime in 1918.

Whether acts of a foreign government prior to its recognition by a domestic government were justiciable in domestic courts.

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.