Tuesday, 16 September 2014 12:41

Church seeks dismissal in abuse lawsuit

A Southern Baptist church in Alabama says it cannot be held legally responsible for actions by a former employee that could not have been foreseen.

Published in Social Issues

A week after the arrest of a trusted financial secretary on charges of theft, an Alabama Baptist church is being slapped with a lawsuit claiming negligent hiring and supervision of a convicted child molester.

Published in Congregations

A lawsuit filed in Tennessee claims a Baptist church in the state was negligent in allowing a man with a history of complaints about sexual misconduct to volunteer at Vacation Bible School.

Published in Congregations
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 14:49

Windermere lawsuit comes to an end

The Missouri Baptist Convention has exhausted legal efforts to reclaim a Baptist camp that voted in 2001 to begin electing its own trustees.

Published in Organizations
Thursday, 15 May 2014 12:12

Ex-Muslim preacher loses copyright claim

A federal judge in Virginia has ruled that a blogger’s posting of videos of a disputed “ex-Muslim” testimony constitutes fair use under the Copyright Act.

Published in People

A 9-year-old lawsuit alleging violations of academic freedom at a Baptist school has ended with a decision that secular courts cannot decide which side is right in a dispute involving church doctrine.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 21 April 2014 14:15

Judge says use of Caner video fair

A blogger has reposted video of a famous “ex-Muslim” testimony that critics claim is exaggerated.

Published in Media and Arts
Friday, 28 March 2014 12:34

Missouri Baptists lose Windermere appeal

The Missouri Court of Appeals has denied the Missouri Baptist Convention’s bid for a jury trial to determine the legal ownership of Windermere Baptist Conference Center.

Published in Organizations

A police officer cleared of criminal wrongdoing in 2009 has been found liable in a civil lawsuit for the wrongful death of a Southern Baptist preacher he mistook for a criminal.

Published in People
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 11:33

Trial underway in lawsuit over slain pastor

The widow of a Southern Baptist pastor killed in a botched drug investigation in 2009 is seeking compensation for his wrongful death in a trial this week in Gainesville, Ga.

Published in People
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