News & Information Regarding The McMullan/Michael Foundation Lawsuit

October 23, 2003 - Update on Copyright Appeal

June 30, 2003 - Update on Copyright Decision and Appeal

March 25, 2003 - Urantia Foundation's Petition for Panel Rehearing
(pdf file format, 637K, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or better)

March 19, 2003 - Urantia Foundation Community Announcement
concerning the U.S. Court of Appeals Decision.

March 11, 2003 - U.S. Court of Appeals:Order & Judgement
(pdf file format, 62K, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or better)
or, click here for link to on-line html version,
where you can also download a Word or RTF format file.

Sept 24, 2002 - Update

April 2002 - Briefs Filed in Appeal (.pdf file format).
Opening Brief of Appellant, Urantia Foundation
Brief of Appellees Michael Foundation, Inc. and Harry McMullan III
Appellant's Reply Brief

August 14, 2001
Judge West Issues Rulings in Post-Trial Motions in Case of Michael Foundation vs. Urantia Foundation

July 10, 2001
Oklahoma Jury Verdict in the Case of Michael Foundation v. Urantia Foundation

June 2001: Pre-Trial and Trial Transcripts
June 11: Pretrial Hearing
June 12: Jury Trial - Vol. I of VII
June 13: Jury Trial - Vol. II of VII
June 14: Jury Trial - Vol. III of VII
June 15: Jury Trial - Vol. IV of VII
June 18: Jury Trial - Vol. V of VII
June 19: Jury Trial - Vol. VI of VII
June 20: Jury Trial - Vol. VII of VII

April 15, 2001
Urantia Foundation's REPLY Brief in Support of It's Motion for Partial Summary Judgment
(PDF file format, 44K)

April 15, 2001
McMullan Brief in Opposition to Urantia Foundation's Brief ... for Partial Summary Judgment
(PDF file format, 111K)

March 14, 2001
Update: McMullan/Michael Foundation Lawsuit

March 1, 2001
Urantia Foundation's Brief in Support of Its Motion for Partial Summary Judgment
(PDF file format, 368K)

October 5, 2000
Michael Foundation, Inc. v. Urantia Foundation Case Set For Trial

November 30, 1999
Trustee Announcement: Suit Filed

November 8, 1999
An Open Letter to Harry McMullan III and to Readers of The Urantia Book

Position Paper: Unauthorized Translations

Position Paper: Part IV Illegally Printed