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Second Lawsuit Against Metropolitan Museum of Art About Admissions Policy

Posted by Nicholas O'Donnell on April 5, 2013 at 7:13 AM

For the second time in less than four months, a complaint has been filed against the Metropolitan Museum of Art over its admissions fee policy. Whereas the November, 2012 action seeks injunctive relief to compel the Met to change its practices, the newest case has been filed as a class action and seeks money damages as well. The Museum has responded forcefully in a statement by Director Thomas P. Campbell challenging the new case.

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Topics: Theodore Grunewald, New York City, General Obligations Law § 349, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Filip Saska, Patricia Nicholson, Stephen Michelman, Tomáš Nadrchal, Thomas P. Campbell, Museums

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