The Legal Guide for Religious Institutions: Churches, Synagogues, Mosques, Temples, and Other Religi (BOK)

David Blaikie, Diana Ginn

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Every religious community in the US has reason to be concerned about its legal liability. This book provides a legal context for understanding and responding to relevant legal issues, while at the same time providing answers and directions on specific legal questions. The US is the most litigious country in the world. The sex abuse scandal has virtually bankrupted the American Roman Catholic Church. The breakup of the American Episcopal Church threatens innumerable lawsuits over ownership of church property. Every religious community in the US has reason to be concerned about its legal liability. In the course of their research, the two authors (one of whom is American and a graduate of Harvard Law School) found that Canadian and US law are pretty similar when it comes to law governing religious communities. This book provides a legal context for understanding and responding to relevant legal issues, while at the same time providing answers and directions on specific legal questions.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter David Blaikie, Diana Ginn
Forlag
Bloomsbury Academic Trade
ISBN 9780826428745
Antall sider 336 Dimensjoner 15,3cm x 22,8cm x 2cm
Vekt 499 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Religion & beliefs, Social law, Law as it applies to other professions