||Bankruptcy and the Bible
does the Bible
say about bankruptcy?
it in Writing
Christians ought to have all such agreements in writing.
in Sheep's Clothing
Christian church members beware of "can't lose" and
rate investment opportunities offered by other church members or church
and Nonprofit Law
||Does a government court have a legal
a church dispute?
||Churches in the Political Arena
and nonprofits may not support or
oppose a political candidate running for governmental office but may
engage in limited legislative advocacy.
Vital Importance of Properly Drafted Church or Christian
|Church and Christian nonprofits'
bylaws are the most
important legal document of the organization. When should an
existing church amend, update
or restate its bylaws?
||Churches in or contemplating change in
and/or leadership ought to seek legal guidance before making the
are Protected from
Discrimination Regarding Zoning and Land Use
||This 2011 case of International Church of the
Foursquare Gospel v. City of San Leandro reveals that,
under federal RLUIPA law, churches are protected from discrimination in
land use and zoning
Churches from Disturbances
||The California Penal (criminal) Code
laws that punish persons from disturbing assemblies and its members.
the Pledge of Allegiance and National Motto Unconstitutional?
||Two Ninth Circuit
cases declare that the
word "God" in the Pledge of Allegiance and in the national motto ("In
God we Trust") do not
violate the First Amendment Establishment Clause of the U.S.
the Right to Bear Arms
Second Amendment of the U.S.
Constitution actually provide a constitutional basis for individual
citizens to possess weapons?
the Right to Bear Arms
||Is there a Biblical basis for
weapons for purposes of self-defense?
|Jury Trial Right - Vital Importance - Bible Insights
|The important right to a jury trial is protected by the U.S. Constitution with roots based on Biblical principles.
|Laws Protecting Unborn Children and Abortion Law
||Unborn children may be protected by state and/or federal law from harm. Exception: Abortion.
|Prayers at City Council Meetings
|City council's practice of
its meetings with privately led prayers was held to be constitutional.
Lawyer Represent a Guilty Criminal
|Should a Christian
attorney represent criminal defendants, particularly those who
committed a crime?
a "minister" bring a legal claim of wrongful termination against the
Beliefs, Work Unions and Union Dues
||Is an employee required to join a union and/or pay union dues? What about religious objectors?
Rights Related to Religious of Upbringing of Children
a divorce or civil court interfere
with a parent’s religious upbringing of a child?
a Christian sue
Christian? Does the Bible
permit Christians to file
a lawsuit at all?
Jesus and Lawyers
the Bible speaks negatively about attorneys at
|So You Want to be a Christian Lawyer?
||Advice to Christian students who may be interested in becoming a lawyer.
||How to easily and effectively contact
and influence your
Punishment in California
I spank my child or legally administer other corporal punishment?
and Tort Law
Christian and Personal Injury
|Does the Bible condemn and/or provide
guidance relating to Christians presenting personal
Law and the Golden Rule
||A California appellate
decision states that the law of negligence finds its
origin in the Golden
|The McTruth About the McDonald's Coffee Burn Case
||This famous case illustrates why the Bible teaches us to seek to hear both sides of an issue before rendering a final judgment.
||Freedom of Speech and Expression
in Public Schools
||As of 2012, generally, public
school students have a right to free speech and expression even if it
is considered offensive or hateful.
of Speech on College Campus
and current 2010
the US Constitution right to freedom of speech is protected and
enforceable at public colleges and universities.
the Adverse Home School Ruling of In Re Rachel L
||The controversial and adverse home
by the California Appellate Court in the case of In Re Rachael L.
and explains practical and legal ways that the ruling may be
overcome and/or avoided.
Religious Rights at Public Schools
discusses what students' religious rights in public schools.
Students, parents, teachers, and administration may be
to lean how broad students' religious rights are in the public schools.
|God and Government
||God ordains governments to restrain evil and provide law and order.
||Amen - One Word Definition
||A three year-old's insightful one word definition of "Amen".
Bible Money Finances
||What does the
Bible say about money and
finances? Financial wisdom for Christians.
the Bible declare that Jesus
Christ and the Holy Spirit are our divine attorneys?
||The wonder of God's amazing grace.