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Civil Practice: Fiduciary Duty-Affirmative Defense-Ecclesiastical Matters

Where a Baptist university challenged the grant of summary judgment against it and in favor of the executive board of the Missouri Baptist Convention in a dispute arising from the appointment of trustees, the convention had standing to sue, and the judgment is affirmed because many of the university’s affirmative defenses involve ecclesiastical matters, so ...