Category: lawsuit

NY, NY USA: NY lawyer convicted in Dead Sea Scrolls case

NY lawyer convicted in Dead Sea Scrolls case http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gznCOrQo0Iw8H1s_BUyqyDXHcO8AD9IIHPS81?docId=D9IIHPS81 By COLLEEN LONG (AP) – 18 hours ago NEW YORK — A scholar’s son was convicted Thursday of using online aliases to harass and discredit his father’s detractors in a heated…

Blanding resident avoids prison in artifacts-trafficking case

Blanding resident avoids prison in artifacts-trafficking case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home/49885308-76/blanding-prison-trafficking-artifacts.html.csp By erin alberty The Salt Lake Tribune Updated 5 hours ago Another defendant in a federal artifacts-trafficking case has avoided prison time. Dale Lyman, 76, of Blanding, was sentenced to 60 months…

Stolen Shakespeare folio is given its day in court

Stolen Shakespeare folio is given its day in court http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/stolen-shakespeare-folio-is-given-its-day-in-court-2004770.html By Hugh Macknight Saturday, 19 June 2010 A valuable Shakespeare first edition stolen from Durham university library in 1998 was displayed in public for the first time in a decade…

Jobless man 'mutilated' stolen Shakespeare folio

Jobless man ‘mutilated’ stolen Shakespeare folio http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/booknews/7835878/Jobless-man-mutilated-stolen-Shakespeare-folio.html A jobless book dealer who posed as a wealthy international playboy “mutilated” a rare Shakespeare first folio to disguise the fact that it was stolen, a court heard. By Richard Savill Published: 4:37PM…

Conn. court rules in feud over Rockwell paintings

Conn. court rules in feud over Rockwell paintings http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iG3bO40aNHIK-CoReXL… By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN (AP) – 10 hours ago NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favor of two brothers in their long-running feud with a third…

Art Theft Central: Comments on Leonardo Trial

Art Theft Central: Comments on Leonardo Trial http://arttheftcentral.blogspot.com/2010/04/art-theft-central-comments-on-leonardo.html The five men, who were charged with plotting to extort money for the return of Leonardo Da Vinci’s Madonna of the Yarnwidner, which had been stolen from the Duke of Buccleuch’s Drumlanrig…

Judge vindicates Newport art dealer over sale of painting

Judge vindicates Newport art dealer over sale of painting http://www.projo.com/ri/newport/content/ROCKWELL_DECISION_04-18-10_G5I4SSM_v8.352d873.html 01:00 AM EDT on Sunday, April 18, 2010 By Richard Salit Journal Staff Writer Judith Goffman Cutler points out details in the work “The Runaway” in the Norman Rockwell exhibit…

Exonerated: Steven Spielberg's Art Dealer in Case of Rockwell Painting Stolen from St. Louis

http://blogs.riverfronttimes.com/dailyrft/2010/04/ruling_russian_schoolroom_steven_spielberg_jack_solomon_judy_cutler.php Exonerated: Steven Spielberg’s Art Dealer in Case of Rockwell Painting Stolen from St. Louis By Chad Garrison, Monday, Apr. 12 2010 @ 1:56PM Categories: Arts, News russian schoolroom 3.jpg Rockwell’s Russian Schoolroom disappeared during a 1973 gallery heist in…

I acted lawfully over stolen Leonardo, says solicitor

I acted lawfully over stolen Leonardo, says solicitor Lindsay McIntosh http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/scotland/article7095750.ece The accused clockwise from top: David Boyce, Marshall Ronald, Robert Graham, John Doyle and Calum Jones A solicitor accused of helping to hold a stolen Leonardo da Vinci painting…

Solicitor claims 'no conspiracy' in artwork transaction

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/south_of_scotland/8616517.stm Solicitor claims ‘no conspiracy’ in artwork transaction Clockwise from top left, Robert Graham, John Doyle, Marshall Ronald, David Boyce and Calum Jones Five men deny conspiring to extort money for the return of the Da Vinci A solicitor accused…