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Philanthropist’s Son Loses Suit Against Dallas Museum of Art

Remember that lawsuit brought by the son of the late Wendy Reves, the philanthropist whose art collection is now a wing of the Dallas Museum of Art? Arnold Leon Schroeder Jr., the Reves family’s sole heir, alleged that the DMA and former president of UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Kern Wildenthal, bullied Wendy Reves into leaving her art collection to the museum as well as “several millions of dollars” to UT Southwestern.

Consider the issue officially buried. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans upheld the lower court’s dismissal of the suit. Here’s the opinion.