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Church Law & Tax Report

November/December 1994
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Church Members Sue to Remove Pastor Member access only

Courts cannot inquire into religious doctrine.
New Mexico

Injuries Occurring Under the Supervision of Volunteers Member access only

A recent case is important for a number of reasons.

Churches' Liability for Children in Their Care Member access only

What legal responsibility do churches have to supervise children?
New York

Previous Criminal Acts Member access only

What is their relevance in employment decisions?
New York

Schools' Liability for Teachers' Sexual Misconduct Member access only

What responsibility does an employer have for an employee's acts?
Child Abuse

Reliability of Children's Claims of Molestation Member access only

How is the reliability of children's statements determined?



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Your Guide To Employee Handbooks

Your Guide To Employee Handbooks Member access only

If updated regularly, an employee handbook can offer valuable legal protection against civil court claims made by disgruntled staff members.
Dealing with Dangerous People

Dealing with Dangerous People Member access only

This resource goes through safety measures to ward off dangerous individuals from entering your church.