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Church Law & Tax Report

January/February 1992
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Issues that affect ministers and churches, with Richard R. Hammar
Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

Church Responsibility for Minor's Injuries during Church Activities Subscriber access only

Churches may be liable for injuries sustained at events they sponsor.
Freedom of Religion

Churches' Interiors as Landmarks Subscriber access only

Designation as a historical landmark may violate a church's rights.

Employee References and Defamation Subscriber access only

Can an employer be sued for defamation over a negative reference?

Medical Procedures and Freedom of Religion Subscriber access only

Court rules that child must undergo medical procedure in violation of parents' religious beliefs.
New York

Church Sues Architect over Fire Subscriber access only

What are a church's rights when construction goes wrong?
New York

Unemployment Benefits and Religious Employees Subscriber access only

Religious employees are exempt from unemployment benefits in some states.
Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

Members' Lawsuits Against Unincorporated Organizations Subscriber access only

Can an unincorporated organization be sued by one of its members?



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