Southern Baptist Convention claims no control over local churches. But new rules, lawsuit may test that argument

A day before the Southern Baptist Convention adopted reforms in response to an ongoing sexual abuse crisis, a Baptist leader warned the measures might make it easier for abuse victims to sue the organization — and gain access...

Appeals Court Rules in Favor of UDF; Affirms Trial Court’s Decision Denying Kyle Bass and Hayman Capital’s Motion to Dismiss UDF Lawsuit

GRAPEVINE, Texas, Aug. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Development Funding (“UDF,” as described below) announced today the Texas Judicial Branch Fifth Court of Appeals (the “Appeals Court”) issued a...

Realtor group asks judge to slam door on class action antitrust lawsuit over MLS, agent compensation rules

The Chicago-based National Association of Realtors is asking a federal judge to toss a class action suit by a group of home sellers, which alleges real estate agents across the country breached antitrust law by scheming to...