Learn which local, state, and federal laws and regulations apply to religious organizations and which ones do not. This volume addresses the church's legal liability on: negligent employee selection, retention, and supervision, counseling, breach of fiduciary duty, ratification, and defamation. Finally, Richard Hammar discusses the religion clause of the first amendment - it's interpretation, inclusions, and exclusions.
Denominational agencies can be liable for their own acts. For example, they may be directly liable for the negligent driving of a denominational official in the course of church business; defamatory statements in denominational publications; or unlawful discrimination or wrongful termination claims ...
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