Legal Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches
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StateTitle Category

Churchgoer’s Criminal Stalking Conviction Vacated Due to Free Speech Concerns Member access only

Church Membership

Dealing with Disruptive Individuals During Church Member access only

Church Membership - Discipline and Removal

Court Barred from Ruling on Suit Brought by Former Church Members Member access only

Church Membership

Minnesota Court Rules on the Extent of First Amendment Protections for Church Discipline Member access only

Church Membership

Federal Court Barred from Resolving Dismissed Member's Lawsuit  Member access only

Church Membership

Inspection of Church Membership Lists Member access only

Church Members; Privacy

Court Intervention in Church Legal Disputes Member access only

Charters, Constitutions, and Bylaws; Church Members

Court Intervention in Church Legal Disputes Member access only

Charters, Constitutions, and Bylaws; Church Members

Church Finance Disputes Member access only

Church Finances; Church Membership

Church Property and Denominational Ownership Member access only

Church Members; Church Property; Church Property Disputes

Membership and Reviewing Church Records Member access only

Church Members; Church Membership; Church Records

Accusations of Defamation Member access only

Church Members; Defamation

Disruptive Church Members Member access only

Church Members; Members - Discipline

Inspecting Church Records Member access only

Church Members; Church Records; Confidential and Privileged Communications

Church Membership Member access only

Church Membership; Church Records

Church Membership Lawsuit Member access only

Church Membership; Freedom of Religion

Dismissed Members Sue Church Member access only

Church Membership; Freedom of Religion

Bankruptcy Member access only

Bankruptcy; Church Membership

Church Membership Member access only

Church Membership