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Legal Developments

Issues that affect ministers and churches
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Abuse Case Will Not Go Forward Member access only

Age Discrimination Law and Religious Organizations Member access only

Are Church Volunteers Eligible for Workers' Compensation Benefits? Member access only

Workers Compensation

Breach of Contract and the Ministerial Exception Member access only

Compensation and Benefits; Employment Practices

Can Church Records Be Subpoenaed? Member access only

Church Records

Child Abuse Reporting Member access only

Child Custody and Religious Beliefs Member access only

Marriage

Church Liability for the Sexual Molestation of Minors Member access only

Church Membership Lawsuit Member access only

Judicial Resolution of Church Disputes

Church Property - Part 1 Member access only

Church Property

Churches Member access only

Churches' Liabilities for Minors' Drowning Deaths Member access only

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

Church-related School Required to Pay Benefits to Unemployed Principal Member access only

Counseling and the Clergy-Penitent Privilege Member access only

Confidential and Privileged Communications; Counseling

Court May Resolve Pastor's Breach of Employment Claim Member access only

Clergy - Removal; Contracts

Denominational Agency Employee Sues for National Origin Discrimination Member access only

Compensation and Benefits; Employment Practices

Denominations' Liability for Injuries Occurring on Church Property Member access only

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

Denominations—Legal Liability Member access only

Disability Discrimination Member access only

Clergy - Removal; Employment Practices

Employee Evaluations and Dismissal Member access only