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2010 ruling in 'Getty Bronze' case under review by Italian court
2010 ruling in 'Getty Bronze' case under review by Italian court

The next round in the J. Paul Getty Trust’s circuitous fight against an Italian court’s order to turn over one of its most prized ancient statues will revolve around whether the Getty was given a fair shake in the 2012 proceedings that put its ownership of the piece in jeopardy. Stephen Clark, the Getty’s top attorney, had been puzzled earlier this month when Italy’s highest court, the Court of Cassation, froze the museum’s appeal of the order to turn over the 2,300-year-old Greek statue that’s known alternately as “Victorious Youth” and the “Getty Bronze.” He said clarification has come from Rome that the issue is whether the...

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