Category: legal issues and the law

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…

Monmouthshire, Wales UK: Archaeologist says council is destroying historic site

Archaeologist says council is destroying historic site http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2010/09/24/archaeologist-says-council-is-destroying-historic-site-91466-27332638/ Sep 24 2010 by Sam Malone, Western Mail A RARE Norman site is being irreparably damaged and is in danger of being destroyed, according to a respected archaeologist. Stephen Clarke, the head…

NY, NY USA: Who really owns a drawing by the Austrian expressionist Egon Schiele?

2nd Circuit Sends Art Ownership Dispute Back to the Drawing Board Who really owns a drawing by the Austrian expressionist Egon Schiele? http://www.law.com/jsp/law/international/LawArticleIntl.jsp?id=1202471725149&nd_Circuit_Sends_Art_Ownership_Dispute_Back_to_the_Drawing_Board Daniel Wise New York Law Journal September 07, 2010 Egon Schiele, Self Portrait 1914 The heirs of…

London, UK: Antique dealer attacks 'scandalous' European extradition laws

Antique dealer attacks ‘scandalous’ European extradition laws http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/7968373/Antique-dealer-attacks-scandalous-European-extradition-laws.html An antiques dealer has attacked “scandalous” European extradition laws which led to his attempted deportation over claims that he broke a Greek bylaw at his home in London 11 years ago. Richard…