The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has ruled that plaintiffs injured in a 1997 Hamas terrorist attack in Jerusalem can't attach Iranian antiquities at Boston-area museums to fulfill a judgment award against the Republic of Iran. The court held that the antiquities are not "blocked assets" under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002.
First Circuit: Museum Antiquities Can't Be Used to Satisfy Judgment Against Iran
The National Law Journal
March 5, 2013