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Lawsuit Claims Metropolitan Museum’s Voluntary Admissions Policy is Deceptive

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on November 29, 2012 at 4:24 AM

A complaint filed against the Metropolitan Museum of Art over its admissions fee policy is gaining widespread coverage. Although the headlines center on the plaintiffs’ allegations of fraud, Theodore Grunewald and Patricia Nicholson (the two plaintiffs) also put forward several other legal theories.

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Topics: Theodore Grunewald, General Obligations Law § 349, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Patricia Nicholson, Central Park, fraud, Litigation, Museums, Admissions Fee

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