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CLIP Speaker Series: Don Burris and the Woman in Gold

September 8, 2016 04:00 PM - September 8, 2016 06:00 PM

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CLIP Speaker Series: Don Burris and the Woman in Gold

woman in gold movie poster3 Film Screening & Discussion
Thursday, September 8, 2016
4:00 p.m.
​Room 202


Don Burris, attorney for Marie Altmann, will lead an educational discussion and answer questions. He will talk about how the legal issues presented in the movie compare with real life, and what it was like to be ​in the editing room.

Burris, Senior Founding Partner, Burris & Schoenberg, LLP, successfully argued  the "Woman in Gold" case, Republic of Austria v. Altmann, 541 U.S. 677, before the Supreme Court.

Learn more about the movie on IMDB.

On September 9, Burris will be one of the presenters for the CLIP symposium "Loot: ​Looted Art, Cultural Property, and Repatriation."  Learn more.