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"Ecclesiastical Abstention Doctrine" Preserved in Kentucky Church Governance Lawsuit Member access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Board Possessed Legal Authority to Fire Its Pastor Member access only

Clergy - Removal; Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Breach of Fiduciary Duties Member access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Charitable Immunity Law and Sexual Misconduct Member access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees; Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Church Members Sue for Breach of Fiduciary Duties Member access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees

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

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

Court To Determine Whether Board Members May Serve Member access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Disputes Over Congregational Churches' Property Member access only

Church Property; Officers, Directors, and Trustees

First Amendment Bars the Civil Courts from Intervening in Church Elections Member access only

Charters, Constitutions, and Bylaws; First Amendment; Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Injuries on the Playground Member access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees; Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

Internal Church Disputes Member access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Limited Liability of Charitable Organizations Member access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Members' Right to Challenge Sale of Church Assets Member access only

Church Property; Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Officers, Directors and Trustees Member access only

Church Property; Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Officers, Directors and Trustees Member access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Officers, Directors and Trustees - Part 1 Member access only

Contracts; Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Officers, Directors and Trustees - Part 1 Member access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Officers, Directors and Trustees - Part 2 Member access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Officers, Directors, and Trustees Member access only

Church Property; Criminal Liability; Fiduciary Duty; Officers, Directors, and Trustees

Officers, Directors, and Trustees Member access only

Officers, Directors, and Trustees