9 Cited authorities

  1. Serbian Orthodox Diocese v. Milivojevich

    426 U.S. 696 (1976)   Cited 778 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding civil courts cannot interfere with the rulings of ecclesiastical tribunals on church affairs
  2. Kedroff v. St. Nicholas Cathedral

    344 U.S. 94 (1952)   Cited 489 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that legislation transferring control of Russian Orthodox churches from Patriarch of Moscow to convention of North American churches is unconstitutional interference with the free exercise of religion
  3. Tomic v. Catholic Diocese of Peoria

    442 F.3d 1036 (7th Cir. 2006)   Cited 62 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding “the ministerial exception ... is not subject to waiver or estoppel”
  4. Askew v. Trs. of the Gen. Assembly of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith Inc.

    684 F.3d 413 (3d Cir. 2012)   Cited 42 times
    Concluding that "[a]s the defendants had not answered and the parties had not engaged in discovery, the first motion to dismiss was facial."
  5. Congregation Yetev v. Kahana

    2007 N.Y. Slip Op. 9068 (N.Y. 2007)   Cited 36 times

    No. 142. Argued October 16, 2007. Decided November 20, 2007. APPEAL, by permission of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in the Second Judicial Department, from an order of that Court, entered July 11, 2006. The Appellate Division affirmed so much of an order and judgment of the Supreme Court, Kings County (Melvin S. Barasch, J.; op 5 Misc 3d 1023[A], 2004 NY Slip Op 51515[U]), as had dismissed the petition in a proceeding pursuant to Not-For-Profit Corporation Law § 618 to determine the

  6. Lightman v. Flaum

    761 N.E.2d 1027 (N.Y. 2001)   Cited 33 times
    Observing that "[t]he clergy-penitent privilege was unknown at common law"
  7. Watson v. Jones

    80 U.S. 679 (1871)   Cited 301 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Finding religious questions should be decided by religious authority
  8. Park Slope Jewish Center v. Stern

    128 A.D.2d 847 (N.Y. App. Div. 1987)   Cited 14 times

    March 30, 1987 Appeal from the Supreme Court, Kings County (Kramer, J.). Ordered that the order dated October 25, 1985 is reversed, on the law, and the motion is denied, and it is further, Ordered that the order dated June 11, 1986, which denied the plaintiff's motion to disqualify Justice Kramer is affirmed; and it is further, Ordered that the order dated June 11, 1986, which granted the defendants' motion to hold the plaintiff in contempt and denied the plaintiff's cross motion to set aside a stipulation

  9. Watt Samakki v. Thenjitto

    166 Misc. 2d 16 (N.Y. Misc. 1995)   Cited 6 times

    July 24, 1995 Cohen Krassner, New York City (Mark Krassner of counsel), for plaintiff. Ribolow Feinsod, Brooklyn (Maurice H. Ribolow of counsel), for defendant. MELVIN S. BARASCH, J. Plaintiff has moved by order to show cause for entry of an order (a) preventing defendant's representatives from entering all rooms at 26 Rugby Road, Brooklyn, New York; (b) ordering defendant to relinquish possession and control of all corporate records, books, documents, financial records and checkbooks; (c) directing