High Court Declines Latest Ministerial Exception Case

Law360, New York (April 16, 2012, 6:15 PM EDT) -- A Maryland pastor and his church are still on the hook for claims of sexual harassment and gender discrimination after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to review a state appeals court's ruling that a female employee's claims were not barred by the so-called ministerial exception.

The high court denied a writ of certiorari to Rufus Lusk III and Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, refusing to weigh in on a decision by Maryland's highest appeals court that Mary Linklater's state law harassment and bias allegations...
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