Kal Raustiala contributes his expertise on the ambiguity of a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on a Holocaust survivor's six-year legal battle to recover a family painting stolen by the Nazis during World War II.
Excerpt from Daily Journal article by Deidre Crawford:
" 'The courts are partly guessing in these situations - they are making predictions or using assumptions, and if they get that wrong, it could be changed by Congress,' said Kal Raustiala, a professor at UCLA School of Law and director of the Ronald W. Burkle Center for International Relations. 'It's an issue of statutory interpretation - Congress could come back and say, 'No, that's not what we meant.' ' "
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Published: Monday, June 06, 2011
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