March 1, 2013Art RepatriationCase Western Reserve University School of LawCenter for Law, Technology & the Arts Speakers:Jennifer NeilsCase Western Reserve University Josh KnerlyHahn Loeser & Parks LLPSummary:What role does the law play in art repatriation today? Can such individuals and organizations be required to return the artwork if they acquired the pieces through legal means? Does it matter whether what was legal at the time of acquisition would currently be considered legal? The laws of several nations have answers to these questions, usually addressing the issue as they would the rightful possession of any other item of tangible property. But a body of international law has recently emerged addressing these issues, changing previous analysis. Our distinguished panel will address the resulting issues from a variety of perspectives.