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Legal Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches
StateTitle Category

Church’s Failure to Follow Bylaws Nullifies Actions Member access only

Clergy - Selection; Nonprofit Corporation Law; Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Ecclesiastical Abstention Doctrine Bars Court from Intervention in Dispute over Church Bylaw Compliance Member access only

Church Members; Clergy - Selection; Judicial Resolution of Church Disputes

Religious Freedom Prevents Court from Resolving Pastor/Agency Dispute  Member access only

Clergy - Selection