Wolk v. Olson

When attorney Ted Frank posted a blog entry on a legal reform website, he had no way of knowing that he would one day be sued in an effort to punish him for his spirited stance.  CIR took on Frank’s defense to protect his vital First Amendment right to speak

Status: Victory. While the case was pending in the Third Circuit, the plaintiff agreed to settle the case on terms favorable to our client.

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Yohn v. California Teachers Association

On February 6, The Center for Individual Rights filed a lawsuit against the state of California and the California Teachers Association on behalf of eight California public school teachers and the Association of American Educators. The teachers are challenging California’s “agency shop” law, which violates the First Amendment by forcing

Status: Case dismissed in wake of decision in Janus v. AFSCME

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