International Law

International Law consists of the rules and principles of general application dealing with the conduct of States and of international organizations in their international relations with one another and with private individuals, minority groups and transnational companies. Legal Issues […]

Minister

From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Minister (1): A minister is one who acts as, or performs some of the functions of, a clergyman.55 Resources Notes and References

    Charles M. Scanlan, The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law. The Law of Church and Grave (1909), Benziger […]

Management

Management Management, Disability From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Management, Disability (1): An unincorporated society is managed by those who are competent to transact their own business. Therefore, it would seem that members must be men over twenty-one years of […]

Lease

Lease, Purposes From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Lease, Purposes (1): A religious literary society and scientific corporation has power to lease part of a building owned by it for theatrical and operatic purposes.532 Resources Notes and References

    Charles M. […]

Incorporation

Incorporation, Evidence From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Incorporation, Evidence (1): The certificate of incorporation or charter of a religious society or a certified copy thereof from the public record, is the proper evidence thereof.115 Secondary evidence and […]

United States

Wisconsin, Mississippi, New York From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Wisconsin, Mississippi, New York (1): The statutory law of the different States of the Union is so varied and the laws of one State are of so little interest to the people of another that it would be […]

International Court

Opposition to a Real International Court Lassa Oppenheim, in the book entitled The Future of International Law, about Opposition to a Real International Court, wrote in 1921: 59. But, incredible as it may sound, this is not generally recognized. It is just among the old champions of the […]

Treasurer

Treasurer, Accepting a Draft From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Treasurer, Accepting a Draft (1): A parish treasurer has no authority under any condition to bind the corporation by accepting a draft in favor of a third person. A treasurer elected for the purpose of […]

Legal Rights

Main source: Campbell, Kenneth, "Legal Rights", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2011 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = . Legal rights are, clearly, rights which exist under the rules of legal systems. They raise a number of different philosophical issues. (1) […]

Discipline

Use, Change, Parsonage, Discipline, Doctrine, Curate From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Use, Change, Parsonage, Discipline, Doctrine, Curate (1): When a fee simple is acquired by a religious corporation, without restriction as to quantity, but limiting the purpose of its […]

Name

Name, Bequest, Corporation From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Name, Bequest, Corporation (1): A mistake in a name does not render a bequest or a gift void if the person intended can be identified.566 Also, a devise may be made to a corporation not yet organized and when […]

Justification

Justification, Repeating From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Justification, Repeating (1): It is no justification that libelous matter had been previously published by a third person, that the name of such person was disclosed at the time of repeating the libel, and that […]

Argument

Clergyman, Discipline, Tribunals, Testimony, Argument From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Clergyman, Discipline, Tribunals, Testimony, Argument (1): What a clergyman says in the administration of the discipline of the church or what is said in tribunals to enforce […]

Internet Intellectual Property

Misappropriation in Cyberlaw Misappropriation of Trade Secrets in Cyberspace Employer Rights in Cyberlaw Employer Rights in the Creation and Protection of Internet-Related Intellectual Property Publicity Rights in Cyberlaw Privacy and Publicity Rights of Celebrities and Others in Cyberspace […]

Online Liability

Website Audits in Cyberlaw Assessing and Limiting Liability Through Policies, Procedures and Website Audits User Generated Content in Cyberlaw Website Owner and Service Provider Liability for User Generated Content and User Misconduct Liability Risks in Cyberlaw Strategies for Managing […]

Control

Mother Church, Control From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Mother Church, Control (1): A majority of the members of a congregation can not by their vote leave the church and transfer the property of the congregation to another church so long as any portion of the […]

Competent Witness

From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Competent Witness (1): Everybody who has the use of reason and understands the import of an oath is a competent witness. Resources See Also Competency Resources Notes and References

    Charles M. Scanlan, The Clergyman's […]

Permanent Court of Arbitration

Introduction to Permanent Court of Arbitration Permanent Court of Arbitration, panel of arbitrators established by the Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes, signed by 24 nations at the first international peace conference at The Hague, the Netherlands, in 1899. The […]

Meetings

Meeting, Consent From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Meeting, Consent (1): A valid meeting can not be held by a corporation, unless notice has been given in conformity with the laws and rules and regulations of the corporation or the consent of every person who is […]

Human Trafficking

See International Criminal Law – Transnational crime In late 2000, the United Nations for the first time in international law defined human trafficking in the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women and Children (the Trafficking Protocol also called […]

Court of Equity

Trust, Court of Equity From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Trust, Court of Equity (1): A conveyance in trust for the use of a church vests the use in the church and it will be protected by a court of equity.381 Resources See Also Court of Chancery Resources Notes and […]

Immoral Character

Child, Immoral Character From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Child, Immoral Character (1): The school committee in order to maintain purity and discipline, may exclude therefrom a child whom they deem to be of licentious or immoral character, although such character is […]

Place

Time, Place, Void From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Time, Place, Void (1): Where a religious society that is incorporated holds an election for trustees, which is held at the wrong time or place, the election is void.255 Resources Notes and References

    Charles M. […]

Hand Vote

Ballot, Hand Vote From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Ballot, Hand Vote (1): The vote of a religious society at an annual meeting for the election of officers that the officers shall always be chosen by ballot, does not vitiate an election of officers by hand vote at a […]

Crimes

In relation to religious matters, find out about Crimes and the following issues in this world legal Encyclopedia: Force, Priest, Preserve Order Interrupt, Liquors, Traffic Theory, Blasphemy, Crime Religion, God, Ridicule, Virgin Profanity, Proof, Excuse Sunday, Business, Fishing Charity, […]

SPE

SPE in Financial Law Concept of SPE in this field: Special Purpose Entity. Also referred to as SPV, Special Purpose Vehicle. SPEs are legal entities such as corporations, trusts, or partnerships established for a specific and limited purpose.

Mail

Mail, Obscene Language From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Mail, Obscene Language (1): Under the United States postal laws against sending "obscene, lewd or lascivious" books or papers through the mail, a person can not be convicted without proof that the […]

Pew Rights

Catholic Church, Pew Rights From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Catholic Church, Pew Rights (1): In the Catholic Church, by the canon law, the ownership in or control over a pew is forbidden to laymen. Notwithstanding that, if the party holding the title violates the […]

Clergyman

From the book The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law, about Clergyman (1): A clergyman is a man in holy orders or one who has been ordained in accordance with the rules of his church or denomination.54 Resources Notes and References

    Charles M. Scanlan, The Clergyman's Hand-book of Law. […]