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October 12-19, 2021
Is there any circumstance where a board member of a charitable nonprofit corporation has two votes? For instance, if an even number of board members end in a tie vote, may the Chair then cast another vote to decide the issue?   Answer

Employment Law


As a plaintiff, you have to be concerned when the first sentence of the court’s opinion says...Read more

Employee wins punitive damages for failure to accommodate

A former employee of a nonprofit family...

NY whistleblower law creates private right of action

An employee of a foundation who complained of...

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Lead Stories

When the widow of British explorer and artist Herbert Ward gave the family collection of 2241... Read more
Amazon Smiles May Reject Alleged Hate Group

An alleged hate group may be rejected from...

Supreme Court Says California Cannot Require Filing of Schedule B

After nearly a decade of litigation over...

Lessons from Litigation

October 12, 2021

A director of a nonprofit corporation who brought suit against her fellow directors for breach...Read more

Hawai’i AG may subpoena records for investigation

The Attorney General of Hawai’i is authorized...

Defamation plaintiff lacks standing to contest charity’s exemption

A plaintiff seeking damages for defamation...

Release fails to protect city from sinkhole liability

A broad release signed by a participant...

Tax Matters

September 28, 2021

The Internal Revenue Service has denied 501(c)(3) exemption as a church to a group whose...Read more

State senator deemed “disqualified person” of charity

A former state senator who operated a charity...

Tax Court affirms excess benefit taxes, penalties

In a rare case in which the imposition of...

Senior home denied tax exemption

A Pennsylvania appellate court has affirmed...

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