High Court Clears Way for Suit on Looting by Nazis The U.S. Supreme Court rules that an American woman can file suit in U.S. courts against the Austrian government to seek the return of six Gustav Klimt paintings seized by Nazis during the World War II era. The 6-to-3 ruling could have profound implications for suits involving seized property and human rights violations committed by foreign governments. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.
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High Court Clears Way for Suit on Looting by Nazis

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High Court Clears Way for Suit on Looting by Nazis

High Court Clears Way for Suit on Looting by Nazis

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The U.S. Supreme Court rules that an American woman can file suit in U.S. courts against the Austrian government to seek the return of six Gustav Klimt paintings seized by Nazis during the World War II era. The 6-to-3 ruling could have profound implications for suits involving seized property and human rights violations committed by foreign governments. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.