Clergy in UK Law

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Books & Journal Articles
  • Mapping the everyday life information needs of catholic clergy: Savolainen’s ELIS model revisited
    • No. 72-3, May 2016
    • Journal of Documentation
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the pattern of everyday life information needs of a group of people in an area with limited access to information, and to investigate how the major...
  • Who and What Affects the First Estate? An Analysis of Clergy Attitudes on Cultural and Economic Issues
    • No. 34-4, December 2014
    • Politics
    Since the 1980s, scholars have come to appreciate the role clergy have in shaping the political attitudes and behaviour of the faithful. Through their leadership in self-selecting religious context...
  • White collar crime: vulnerable women, predatory clergymen
    • No. 4-4, November 2002
    • The Journal of Adult Protection
    • 23-33
    This paper examines themes that emerge from supporting adults who have been sexually violated by Church ministers and clergy. The author suggests that despite obstacles put in place by churches of ...
    ... ... guidanceabstractThis paper examines themesthat emerge from supporting adultswho have been sexually violated byChurch ministers and clergy.Theauthor suggests that despiteobstacles put in place by churches ofall denominations, victims arebeginning to speak out.PEER·REVIEWEDPolicy and ... ...
    • No. 54-2, May 2007
    • Scottish Journal of Political Economy
    This empirical study addresses whether the gender of a minister has any effect on remuneration in the Church of Scotland in 2004. The data set merges three cross‐sectional sources, namely denominat...
    ... ... Moreover, conditional on eligibility, there is evidence that male clergy are more likely to receive this bonus. The data are unable to discriminate between demand and supply side explanations of these findings. I Intro ... ...
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Legal discrimination in the 21st century
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Recently the General Synod of the Church of England voted to approve the ordination of women bishops.  However, the requisite two thirds majority was only reached in two (Bishops and Clergy) out of...
    ... ... However, the requisite two thirds majority was only reached in two (Bishops and Clergy) out of the three Houses. The House of Laity was six votes short of the necessary two thirds majority, which ultimately meant that the decision was ... ...
  • IICSA Publishes Report Into Sexual Abuse Within Anglican Church
    • Mondaq UK
    ...The IICSA report, published Tuesday, 6 October, said: ... "Convictions of sexual abuse of children by people who were ... clergy or in positions of trust associated with the Church date ... back to the 1940s. The total number of convicted offenders ... associated with the ... ...
  • Keeping Faith
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ... ... The Clergy ... Another significant and recent example of the interaction of faith and the law is the employment status of the clergy. Historically, the courts ... ...
  • IICSA Residential Schools Investigation Update - October 2020
    • Mondaq UK
    ... ... raised) to statutory authorities ... Safeguarding culture - ... deference to the authority of the Church or individual clergy and a ... lack of child protection resourcing created an environment where ... abuse could take place and presented barriers to disclosure of ... ...
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