May 2, 2018
Law.com

Why SCOTUS Picked Google Settlement to Test Cy Pres.

It’s a big win for Ted Frank of the Center for Class Action Fairness at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, who petitioned the Supreme Court to review the deal because it directed $5.3 million in unclaimed funds under the cy pres doctrineto third parties, including the alma maters of some of the plaintiffs lawyers, but provided no money to

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Case: Frank v. Gaos

April 30, 2018
Wall Street Journal

Supreme Court Will Take a Closer Look at Class Actions

WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court is expanding its scrutiny of class actions, announcing Monday it would hear appeals in two separate cases from California that could curb remedies for alleged small harms that corporations caused for large numbers of individuals.

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Case: Frank v. Gaos

March 19, 2018
The Hill

Agency fees are 100 percent political — and unions know it

The Supreme Court recently heard arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, a case involving “agency fees” that unions impose on workers who aren’t members to cover union activities with the exception of political action. Since the oral arguments took place, most news outlets, court watchers and even most union leaders have

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

March 19, 2018
Real Clear Policy

Does Requiring Union Dues Raise Worker Well Being?

The United States Supreme court is poised to decide in Janus v. AFSCME on the constitutionality of requiring “agency fees” be paid to public-sector unions by nonunion members.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

March 8, 2018
Daily Signal

Union ‘Opt-Out’ Measures Could Dilute Supreme Court Ruling, Teachers Worry

Government workers who don’t want to join unions should be able to “opt in” rather than “opt out” of union fees that finance political activism, some California teachers argue.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

February 27, 2018
Forbes

What Happened At The Supreme Court Arguments In Janus v AFSCME

Yesterday, in Janus v. AFSCME, the Supreme Court was urged to overturn the 1977 case Abood v. Detroit Board of Education and end compulsory union dues for public employees. The very same issue was argued before the Supreme Court just two years ago in Friedrichs v. CTA, but when

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

February 27, 2018
Education Week

The Next Court Case Against Teachers’ Unions Attacks Opt-Out Rules

The day after the U.S. Supreme Court justices heard arguments for and against compulsory union fees for nonmembers, three teachers gathered downtown to discuss the next big case that could potentially hammer teachers’ unions: Yohn v. California Teachers Association.

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Case: The Next Court Case Against Teachers’ Unions Attacks Opt-Out Rules

February 27, 2018
Washington Examiner

Unions likely to face another Supreme Court challenge after Janus

The Supreme Court’s Janus case isn’t the only challenge to public sector labor law that the justices may take up this year. A related case, Yohn v. California Teachers Association, is still pending, and its advocates said Tuesday they will likely continue to push it regardless of the justices’ ultimate

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

February 26, 2018
ABC News

Fate of public unions may rest with Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Monday seemed poised to overturn a 41-year old ruling that requires some government workers to pay certain fees even if they’re not union members, in a case that could hurt the political power of public employee unions.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

February 26, 2018
Education Week

Demonstrators, Including Educators, Turn Out as High Court Hears Union-Fees Case

As the U.S. Supreme Court justices heard arguments Monday in a case over public-employee unions collecting fees from nonmembers, hundreds of demonstrators on both sides of the issue gathered outside the building, waving signs and chanting competing messages.

The case was brought by Mark Janus, a child-support specialist in Illinois who

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

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