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Recent Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches
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Court affirmed Youth Pastor’s 40-year Sentence for predatory sexual assault Subscriber access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

A Church Could Be Liable for Negligent Hiring and Supervision Subscriber access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Statute of Limitations Bars Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Judge’s Severe Comments During Youth Pastor’s Trial Ruled Insufficient Grounds to Reverse Conviction Subscriber access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Incriminating Statements Made to Pastor Not Confidential Due to Public Setting, Retelling to Others Subscriber access only

Confidential and Privileged Communications

Lay Bible Study Leader Successfully Invokes Clergy-Penitent Privilege Subscriber access only

Confidential and Privileged Communications

Anonymous Letter Author's Identity Not Protected by Clergy-Penitent Privilege Subscriber access only

Confidential and Privileged Communications

Former Employee of Church School Ineligible for Unemployment Benefits, Rules Illinois Court Subscriber access only

Anonymous Online Posting May Not Safeguard Individuals from Defamation Claims, Disclosure of Identity Subscriber access only

Defamation

Former Scout Leader Sued for Molestation Subscriber access only

Denominations - Legal Liability; Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Violating the Americans with Disabilities Act Subscriber access only

Clergy - Removal; Employment Practices

Invasion of Privacy Lawsuit Subscriber access only

Privacy

Overtime Pay for Work-Related Smartphone Use Subscriber access only

Compensation; Employment Practices; Fair Labor Standards Acts; Minimum Wage and Overtime Pay

False Accusations Subscriber access only

Defamation

Recent Developments in Illinois Regarding the Taxation of Church Property Subscriber access only

Recent Developments in Illinois Regarding Child Abuse Subscriber access only

Recent Developments in Illinois Regarding Clergy Removal Subscriber access only

Recent Developments in Illinois Regarding Confidential and Privileged Communications Subscriber access only

Recent Developments in Illinois Regarding Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities Subscriber access only

Prior Acts of Sexual Misconduct Subscriber access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers
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Essential Guide to Employment Issues for Church Boards

Essential Guide to Employment Issues for Church Boards Subscriber access only

Covers selection and screening, dispute resolution, terminations, discrimination, and minimum wage.
Church Board Guide to a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy

Church Board Guide to a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy Subscriber access only

Church leaders and boards can take relatively simple, yet effective steps to reduce the likelihood of child sexual abuse.