Where: New York City Bar Association, 42 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036
Cost: Open to the Public Free of Charge
The use of civil and criminal forfeiture actions, as well as broad informational demands by foreign governments pursuant to mutual legal assistance treaties (MLAT), have impacted the ability of collectors, museums and antiquities and paleontological dealers to acquire objects. The panel will discuss the use of these prosecutorial instruments and the questions they raise about how U.S. policy is being made and applied to effectuate the repatriation of cultural artifacts to their countries of origins.
For the NY City Bar Association's Announcement, see here.