Archive for the ‘Cultural Heritage in Danger’ Category
Friday, January 17th, 2014
SLAM Mummy Mask Appeal: "You now have to beg for a do-over"
"All we want here is an opportunity to get in the gate," argued U.S. Department of Justice Attorney Sharon Swingle before the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday. But Patrick McInerney, attorney for the St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM), ...
Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Oral Arguments Scheduled in Ka Nefer Nefer Mummy Mask Appeal
The Eight Circuit Court of Appeals has scheduled oral arguments for January 13, 2013 in the case of U.S. v. Mask of Ka Nefer Nefer.
The case involves federal prosecutors' efforts to forfeit the Ka Nefer Nefer mummy mask from the St. Louis Art ...
Monday, April 1st, 2013
Prosecutors Seize and Petition to Forfeit Artwork Linked to Money Laundering
April 1, 2013
U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman
Federal prosecutors have seized and petitioned to forfeit 14 crates of art allegedly used to launder money. In the case of U.S. v. Various Pieces of Artwork, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman filed an in rem action in New ...
Sunday, March 4th, 2012
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Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
there is no substitute
Februray 15, 2012
The announcement of Glasgow University's new team to study the illegal trade in antiquities is welcome news to those who seek the truth about these issues—fact-based truths. The recent years have seen much discussion of these increasingly popular topics, encouraged by the ease of a few keystrokes on the computer. ...