Legal Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches
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Appeals Court Finds Sufficient Evidence of Negligence in Lawsuit over Missions Trip Death Member access only

Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

Child Abuse Member access only

Church Bound to Financial Secretary's Misrepresentation Member access only

Church Found Not Liable in Case of Pastoral Affair Member access only

Sexual Misconduct by Clergy, Lay Employees, and Volunteers

Church Held Liable for Child's Day Care Injury Member access only

Personal Injuries on Church Property or During Church Activities

Clergy-Penitent Privilege and Confidentiality Member access only

Confidential and Privileged Communications; Counseling; Privacy

Mississippi Supreme Court Rules First Amendment Bars Resolving Pastor's Dismissal Suit Member access only

Clergy - Discipline and Removal

Personal Injuries - Part 1 Member access only

Personal Injuries - Part 1 Member access only

Protecting Against Embezzlement of Church Funds Member access only

Recent Developments in Mississippi Regarding Ascending Liability Member access only

Recent Developments in Mississippi Regarding Confidential and Privileged Communications Member access only

School Not Liable for Teacher's Affair with Student Member access only

Child Abuse Reporting

School Not Liable for Teacher's Molestation of Student Member access only

Child Abuse Reporting

State Regulations for Schools Member access only

Schools

There Is No Legal Duty to Perform Background Checks on Every Applicant  Member access only

Employment Practices