Both sides have filed motions for a summary judgment, and a hearing is scheduled for Tuesday. The case is expected to go on full trial, save the judge rules for either side or the siblings reach a settlement.
In January 2014, the King estate’s board — of which Bernice King is a member — voted to order her to hand over both the Bible and the Nobel medal. Bernice responded to her brother’s suit stating that “There is no justification for selling either of these sacred items. They are priceless and should never be exchanged for money in the marketplace.” she said in a statement.
“While I love my brothers dearly, this latest decision by them … reveals a desperation beyond comprehension,” Bernice stated.
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