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Church Law & Tax Report

January/February 1992
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Recent Developments

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 Member access only

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

Churches' Interiors as Landmarks Member access only

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

Employee References and Defamation Member access only

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

Medical Procedures and Freedom of Religion Member access only

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

Church Sues Architect over Fire Member access only

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

Unemployment Benefits and Religious Employees Member 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 Member access only

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