Wilenchik & Bartness Defends Pastor Michael Salman, Who was Jailed for Preaching in his Home

Published on August 3, 2012

Wilenchik & Bartness attorney Jack Wilenchik, who is an affiliate of the Rutherford Institute, is representing Pastor Salman pro bono. Pastor Salman was accused of violating zoning and building codes because he held religious meetings in his home that were attended by around 40 people, all friends and family. Mr. Salman was sentenced to two months in jail (which he is currently serving), 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.

For more information on the case, please visit the Rutherford Institute, or for a fact sheet on the case, click here.