City of Phoenix v. Salman

Pastor Michael Salman was accused of violating zoning and building codes because he held religious meetings in his home that were attended by 30-40 people, all friends and family. Mr. Salman was sentenced to two months in jail, a $12,000 fine, and three years of probation, the terms of which say that no more than 12 people can be present in his home. Wilenchik & Bartness, together with the prestigious Rutherford Institute, are representing Pastor Salman pro bono.