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June 11-18, 2019
My organization removed a member by vote according to our bylaws because of her ongoing toxic behavior. We notified her of our plan to do so, giving her a chance to resign, but she declined and insisted that even if we remove her, she will still attend our meetings and events. Are we able to bar her from attending? Her presence and commentary has prevented our organization from moving forward and scared away potential participants.  Answer

Employment Law


Despite his vow of poverty and commitment to provide all of his property to his religious order...Read more

No age discrimination against worker about to retire

The Court of Appeals of Minnesota has...

Equal treatment not defense against whistleblower claim

An employee’s claim under a state...

“Ministerial exception” does not stop ADA claim

The “ministerial exception” that protects...

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Lead Stories

June 11, 2019

A federal District Court in Massachusetts has dismissed a putative class action brought against...

Director Retains Standing to Sue Even After Removal from Board

A California appellate court has reversed a...

Motion to Take Down Flag Fails to Obtain Votes to Pass

A bylaw “addendum” of the Chinese...

Lessons from Litigation

May 21, 2019

When a foundation was administratively dissolved shortly before the death of a donor, it was...Read more

Federal court dismisses UPMIFA case

A federal District Court in Minnesota has...

Unincorporated association needs attorney to sue

An unincorporated nonprofit association in...

Nonprofit can be liable for harassment of patient

A nonprofit healthcare organization can be...

Tax Matters

June 4, 2019

The District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a Tax Court decision denying a...Read more

IRS recognizes Internet as means of communication

The IRS has recognized the Internet as a...

Estate tax deduction may be reduced by subsequent events

An estate tax deduction for the value of...

Court upholds constitutionality of parsonage allowance

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has...

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