Legion of Christ lawsuit is allowed to proceed in Rhode Island over Yale professor's estate

  • by: MICHELLE R. SMITH , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 6, 2014 - 3:55 PM

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A federal judge in Rhode Island has agreed to let a lawsuit move forward against the Roman Catholic religious order the Legion of Christ, turning down an attempt by the disgraced order to end the lawsuit brought over a late Yale University professor's $1 million bequest.

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