February 6, 2017
Washington Examiner

Legal group behind Friedrichs Supreme Court case to make another try

The Center for Individual Rights, the nonprofit libertarian legal group behind Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a major Supreme Court challenge to public sector unions, will try again this year with a new case, the group announced Monday.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

February 6, 2017
Orange County Register

Westminster educator among 8 teachers suing feds over mandatory union dues

Eight California teachers filed a federal lawsuit Monday against their school districts and the California Teachers Association, challenging mandatory union membership and the union dues that come with it.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

January 4, 2017
Pacific News Center

Podcast: Christian Adams on Davis v. Guam

Interview between Phill Leon Guerrero and Christian Adams, Center for Individual Rights, about the the parallels between the Davis vs CNMI and Davis vs Guam cases in the US District Courts.

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Case: Davis v. Guam

December 29, 2016
Wall Street Journal

Government Payday Choke Hold

A lawsuit could expose Obama’s abuse of a law-abiding business… Read More →

Case: Community Financial Serv. Assoc. of America v. FDIC

October 19, 2016
Washington Free Beacon

Clinton Camp Sticks to ‘Platitude’ Over Facts in Forced Union Fee Case

The Hillary Clinton campaign privately argued that “platitudes” would better serve its defense of forced unionism than details about “fees.”

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

October 3, 2016
The Fresno Bee

Civil War painting to be shown at Big Fresno Fair, averting showdown

A Civil War painting that shows a soldier carrying a Confederate flag into battle will be displayed at the Big Fresno Fair, averting a First Amendment showdown this week in U.S. District Court in Fresno…

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Case: Desmond v. Harris et. al.

September 21, 2016
Inside Sources

Clinton set to get what she wants from Supreme Court

It isn’t unusual for presidential candidates to discuss the actions of the Supreme Court on the campaign trail — hailing some precedents and promising to overturn others. However, in most election years, the campaign rhetoric is just that: empty rhetoric.

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

September 19, 2016
Washington Examiner

School discipline fight shows why mandatory union fees violate the First Amendment

A brewing California legislative fight over school discipline highlights the First Amendment violations stemming from mandatory union fees for teachers. At issue is the California Teacher’s Association’s use of member dues and mandatory agency fees from non-members to lobby for school discipline legislation pushed by the Obama administration. Many California

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

September 13, 2016
Popehat

California: No, You Can’t Show That Civil War Painting At A State Fair. It Has a Confederate Flag In It.

You may have seen something about this already: a California state legislator’s mother was offended when she saw novelty Confederate money bearing the Confederate flag in the gift shop at the State Capitol. Naturally her son proposed a new law, now in effect, banning the State of California from displaying

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Case: Desmond v. Harris et. al.

September 9, 2016
Daily Journal

When officials enforce laws in bizarre ways, taxpayers pay

The “butterfly effect,” as used in chaos theory, is the idea that a butterfly flapping its wings in Brazil may help cause a tornado in Kansas. In law and politics, the butterfly effect is both more prosaic and more perverse. It shows us that a state legislator’s mother becoming annoyed in Read More →

Case: Desmond v. Harris et. al.