Legal Battle Over Japanese Garden and UCLA

February 17, 2015

An article in The Los Angeles Times profiles a legal battle between the University of California at Los Angeles and the heirs of donors who 50 years ago gave their home and its large Japanese garden to the university. The garden is considered one of the finest of its kind in the United States. UCLA, saying it can't afford to keep up the garden, wants to sell the garden, but the heirs say this would break a promise to maintain it in perpetuity.


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