September 28, 2017
Forbes

Compelled Union Dues Are Back At The Supreme Court: What Happens Next?

This morning, in one of its first actions after returning from summer recess, the Supreme Court announced it will hear Janus v. AFSCME, a case that challenges compulsory union dues. Janus will be one of the most influential cases of this term. Twenty-three states currently compel all public employees to

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

September 28, 2017
World Net Daily

Gorsuch in spotlight as Supremes review mandatory dues for leftist politics

Conservatives across America who are forced to pay dues to employee unions to fund left-leaning activities – even speech to which they object – are getting another chance to escape that burden. Read More →

Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

September 28, 2017
Washington Examiner

Union leaders criticize Supreme Court for taking dues case

The leaders of four major public-sector unions slammed the Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to take up the case of Janus vs. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

September 28, 2017
Washington Examiner

Supreme Court will hear challenge to public-sector union fees that could rewrite union law

In Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, the Supreme Court will look to determine the constitutionality of a 1977 high court ruling — Abood v. Detroit Board of Education — that said public-sector employees who do not belong to a union can still be forced to

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

August 21, 2017
Forbes

Why Compulsory Union Dues Violate The First Amendment

Later this month, thousands of teachers will return to the classroom and in 22 states they will be forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment. Every summer, the Nevada Policy Research Institute and the Association of American Educators sponsors Employee Freedom Week, a week-long campaign to raise

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

July 28, 2017
The Washington Post

Massachusetts stun gun ban challenge in federal district court

As I’ve noted, many jurisdictions have repealed their bans on stun guns. People v. Yanna (Mich. Ct. App. 2012) struck down one such ban on Second Amendment grounds, and in Caetano v. Massachusetts, the Supreme Court rejected some of Massachusetts’s arguments in favor of the stun gun ban. The court

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Case: Martel v. Healey

June 23, 2017
Forbes

Virtue Signaling Is A Terrible Foundation For Lawmaking

No matter how offensive some speech is, the power of government can’t be used to signal the virtuous views of the legislature.

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Case: Desmond v. Harris et. al.

June 8, 2017
Reason

Is This the Supreme Court’s Next Big Case Against Public-Sector Unions?

State governments can compel public-sector workers to pay union fees as a condition of employment, even when those workers are not union members. The U.S. Supreme Court approved this practice in the 1977 case Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, on the grounds that non-union “free riders” should still have

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

June 8, 2017
Education Week

Teachers’ Unions Have Much to Lose in Follow-Up to Friedrichs Case

Teachers’ unions escaped a potentially devastating blow when the U.S. Supreme Court deadlocked in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case last spring, which meant the lower court ruling stood and they could continue to charge fees to nonmembers.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

June 8, 2017
National Law Journal

The Supreme Court’s Next Big Union Fight: 6 Key Questions

Anti-union groups are making another major push in the U.S. Supreme Court to eliminate mandatory union dues, so-called “fair share” fees, for millions of public sector workers. This time, a full bench—if it takes the case—could end the deadlock that frustrated their efforts last year.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

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