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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Vicarious Liability (Respondeat Superior)
Key point 10-02. The doctrine of respondeat superior imposes vicarious liability on employers for the negligent acts of their employees committed within the scope of their employment.
Churches are often sued on the basis of respondeat superior for the negligence of church workers. Often, the negligence ...
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