Pastor, Church & Law
Learn which local, state, and federal laws and regulations apply to religious organizations and which ones do not. This volume addresses the church's legal liability on: negligent employee selection, retention, and supervision, counseling, breach of fiduciary duty, ratification, and defamation. Finally, Richard Hammar discusses the religion clause of the first amendment - it's interpretation, inclusions, and exclusions.
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Negligent Selection of Church Workers—Sexual Misconduct Cases Involving Minor Victims
Resource. For comprehensive training for church leaders, staff, and volunteers, see R. Hammar, Reducing the Risk, 3rd edition: Keeping Your Ministry Safe from Child Sexual Abuse (by the publisher of this text). Online training is available at ReducingTheRisk.com.
Key point 10-04. A church may be liable ...
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