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Military policemen Pfc. Matt Carlson (left), Detroit, Mich., and Pfc. Sy Herold (right), New York, N.Y., look over one of Lady Astor’s Van Dyke paintings Remagen, Germany on July 7, 1945, value at $50,000, which was part of the loot discovered in the home of Dr. Rudolph Reppert, local Nazi leader. (AP Photo/Peter J. Carroll) Military policemen Pfc. Matt Carlson (left), Detroit, Mich., and Pfc. Sy Herold (right), New York, N.Y., look over one of Lady Astor’s Van Dyke paintings Remagen, Germany on July 7, 1945, value at $50,000, which was part of the loot discovered in the home of Dr. Rudolph Reppert, local Nazi leader. (AP Photo/Peter J. Carroll)

Jumping further into what appears to be growing international efforts by Jewish heirs to reclaim artwork looted by Nazis during World War II, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday an international conference, to be held in May during the 75th anniversary of V-E Day, that he said will seek to help victims of Nazi-era crimes recover stolen property.

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at jgrant@alm.com. On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant

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