Although the U.S. Constitution does not make any reference tononprofit organizations—not surprising, since theConstitution is not a framework for the structure of the entiretyof U.S. society—the Supreme Court has effusively shapednonprofit law. Now, leading nonprofit law expert Bruce R. Hopkinsdiscusses how tax-exempt organizations, including educational,religious, and healthcare institutions, are directly affected byconstitutional law decisions and other pronouncements from the U.S.Supreme Court.
- Written by one of the country's leading legal authorities ontax-exempt organizations
- Provides a comprehensive, authoritative examination ofconstitutional law principles and their implications for tax-exemptorganizations
- Includes coverage of the Supreme Court's perspective onnonprofit organizations and tax exemption, applicability of theEstablishment and Free Exercise Clauses to nonprofit religiousorganizations, the import of Free Speech principles in thecharitable fundraising context, the constitutionality of theindividual health insurance mandate, and more
- Other titles by Bruce R. Hopkins: The Law of Tax-ExemptOrganizations, Tenth Edition, The Law of Fundraising, FourthEdition, and The Tax Law of Charitable Giving, FourthEdition
Should religious organizations be exempt from taxation? Shouldreligious groups get tax exemptions not available to otherorganizations? Are state charitable solicitation actsconstitutional? Is the health insurance mandate constitutional? Isthe Affordable Care Act subject to legal challenge at this time?How many ways has the Supreme Court shaped nonprofit law? Getanswers to these questions and many more from Tax-ExemptOrganizations and Constitutional Law.