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Church Law & Tax Report

July/August 1995
Articles with a Member Access Only are available only to members.


Recent Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches, with Richard R. Hammar

Court Sides with Employer in Wrongful Dismissal Suit Member access only

Former employees had been dismissed after a sexual harassment investigation.

Churches Generally Not Exempt from Subpoenas of Personnel Records Member access only

Exceptions might be made for clergy-penitent privilege.

Lawsuits by Beneficiaries of Charities Member access only

Some states prevent these suits from happening.

Sexual Molestation and the Statute of Limitations Member access only

Recent case highlights importance of addressing sexual molestation cases before too much time goes by.