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September/October 2008
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The Politics of Religion Member access only

Key activities church leaders should watch in an election year.
Recent Developments

Recent Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches, with Richard R. Hammar
Washington
Child Abuse Reporting

Child Abuse: Mandatory Reporters and Victims' Rights Member access only

Victims of abuse may be able to sue a church as a result of leaders' handling of the case.
New York
Employment Practices

Defenses to Discrimination Lawsuits Member access only

Know how to defend your ministry in the event of a discrimination lawsuit.
Kentucky
Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Missionary Molests Minor: Is the National Church Liable? Member access only

Court rules that crime was not reasonably forseeable.
Georgia
Evidence

Video Recordings as Evidence Member access only

If your church uses surveillance cameras, check with an attorney to determine what conditions apply to their use as evidence.

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Charitable Contributions Bulletin Inserts

Charitable Contributions Bulletin Inserts Member access only

Help your members give more by answering their charitable giving and tax law questions.
Record Keeping

Record Keeping  Member access only

Learn best practices for protecting confidential documents.