Legal Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches
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Accusing Church Employees of Financial Misconduct

Child Abuse - Part 2 Member access only

Child Abuse; Schools

Child Abuse Reporting Member access only

Church Not Responsible for Injuries from Fall Member access only

Church Property; Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

Churches and Zoning Law Member access only

Church Property; Zoning

Clergy - Part 1 Member access only

Counseling

Construction Projects - Part 1 Member access only

Court Dismisses Negligent Supervision Lawsuit in Student Sexual Abuse Case Member access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Court Rules First Amendment Bars Its Involvement in Defamation Claim Against Couple‚Äôs Former Pastor and Church Member access only

Members - Discipline

Denominational Due Diligence Member access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Denominations' Liability for Ministers' Sexual Misconduct Member access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation Member access only

Dismissed Minister Sues Church for Defamation Member access only

Dismissed Minister Sues Former Church Member access only

Employee Personnel Files Member access only

Employment Practices

Former Church Member Challenges Dismissal Member access only

Defamation

Former Minister Sues Church for Wrongful Dismissal Member access only

Freedom of Religion - Part 1 Member access only

Schools

Freedom of Religion - Part 2 Member access only

Husband Sues Church Over Wife's Affair with Minister Member access only

Counseling; Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers