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Recent Developments

Recent Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches
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Court Rules Release Form Does Not Prohibit Minor from Suing Church After Summer Camp Injury Subscriber access only

Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

"Ecclesiastical Abstention Doctrine" Preserved in Kentucky Church Governance Lawsuit Subscriber access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Seminary Professor Unable to Sue for Racial Discrimination Subscriber access only

Clergy - Removal; Employment Practices

Performing "Religious" Marriage Ceremonies Subscriber access only

Marriage

Statute of Limitations Prevents Church from Being Sued Subscriber access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

The "Single Employer" Doctrine Subscriber access only

Employment Practices

Tax Exemptions for Infrequently Used Property Subscriber access only

Taxation - Church Property

Church Held Liable for Coach's Sexual Misconduct Subscriber access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

National Church Not Liable for Missionary's Molestation of a Minor Subscriber access only

Sexual Harassment; Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Missionary Molests Minor: Is the National Church Liable? Subscriber access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Accusations of Defamation Subscriber access only

Church Members; Defamation

Recent Developments in Kentucky Regarding Sexual Misconduct by Clergy and Church Workers Subscriber access only

Recent Developments in Kentucky Regarding Zoning Subscriber access only

Liability for Asbestos Exposure on Church Property Subscriber access only

Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

Discipline of Ministers Subscriber access only

Congregation Loses Property Upon Disaffiliation from Denomination Subscriber access only

Church Property; Church Property Disputes

Church Property - Part 2 Subscriber access only

Church Property; Church Property Disputes

Internal Revenue Service Subscriber access only

Church Issues: Same-Sex Marriage and Gender Identity

Church Issues: Same-Sex Marriage and Gender Identity

Richard Hammar combines research and analysis to take you through a step-by-step process regarding public accommodations laws.
Record Keeping

Record Keeping

Learn best practices for protecting confidential documents.