Read the LDS Church’s latest court filing seeking to toss James Huntsman’s tithing lawsuit

Utah-based faith wants appeals court to reject the multimillion-dollar fraud case.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) The Church Administration Building in downtown Salt Lake City, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023. Read the church's latest petition to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals over a fraud lawsuit brought by prominent Utahn James Huntsman.

Attorneys for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints filed a petition Wednesday seeking a rehearing before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals over its August decision to resurrect a fraud lawsuit brought against the Utah-based global faith by James Huntsman over tithing.

[Read The Salt Lake Tribune story about the church’s latest filing.]

Below, read the 24-page petition as well as the three-judge panel’s original ruling Aug. 7 ruling reviving Huntsman’s multimillion-dollar case: