Settlement in NYC School Race Case

December 13, 2013

CIR’s long-running battle on behalf of school building superintendents in New York City reached a milestone on December 12, 2013, when U.S. District Court Judge Frederic Block granted preliminary approval of a class-action settlement providing monetary compensation to a class of superintendents headed by CIR clients.  The seniority rights of

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Union dues case moves forward

December 05, 2013

District court renders judgment on pleadings

Statement by Terry Pell, President, Center for Individual Rights, in response to today’s U.S. District Court Decision on the Motion on the Pleadings in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association

“The Center for Individual Rights is pleased that United States District Judge Josephine L. Staton has denied

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District Court Rules in Friedrichs

December 05, 2013

The district court granted CIR’s request to enter judgment on behalf of the defendant unions in Friedrichs v. CTA, CIR’s challenge to compulsory union dues.  The decision means the case can proceed to the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit without discovery or a trial, both of which would have

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