October 5, 2015
CNN Politics

Is the Supreme Court poised for a shift to the right?

The nine Supreme Court justices will emerge Monday from behind a long red velvet curtain and take their assigned seats on the bench to begin a new term. But most people will still be thinking…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

October, 2015
Education Matters: A Publication of the American Association of Educators Foundation

Friedrichs Plaintiff and AAE Member Karen Cuen Updates Members on Supreme Court Case

After just two years working through the court system, the Supreme Court agreed in June to hear Friedrichs vs CTA this fall. As one of the plaintiffs in the case…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

October 5, 2015
Washington Examiner Magazine

SCOTUS plantiff: ‘I dared to stand against union politics’

When the Supreme Court announced in June that it would hear the case of Friedrichs v. California Teacher Association, it sent shock waves through organized labor. The case involves…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

October 2, 2015
McClatchey News Service

Supreme Court faces tough choices, familiar problems in new term

Supreme Court justices will face tough choices and political potshots from both left and right when they reclaim their seats on Monday. Over the next nine months, they could restrict affirmative action, alter congressional districts and weaken public service unions…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

September 17, 2015
Washington Post - Volokh Conspiracy

Big New Copyright Fair Use Decision Involving Part Owner of Miami Heat

I blogged about this case back when the magistrate judge issued his report, but today the U.S. Court of Appeals…

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Case: Katz v. Chevaldina

September 17, 2015
South Florida Lawyers Blog

Raanan Katz: “I am Aesthetically Displeasing.”

As I’ve written previously, I love a good fight that consumes precious limited judicial resources, has zero impact on the greater good…

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Case: Katz v. Chevaldina

September 17, 2015
Electronic Frontier Foundation Deep Links Blog

Court of Appeals Rejects Attempt to Use Copyright To Censor Online Speech

Today, the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued an opinion blocking the use of copyright to censor unwanted online criticism…

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Case: Katz v. Chevaldina

August 11, 2015
Washington Post

Two teachers explain why they want to take down their union

Ten California teachers and the Christian Educators Association have sued the California Teachers Association in a case that could eliminate…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

August 11, 2015
Washington Post

Are Stun Guns Protected by the Second Amendment?

he Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court had held that stun guns — which for our purposes includes both Tasers and contact stun guns — aren’t protected by the Second Amendment, because they fall within the exclusion for “dangerous and unusual weapons.”

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Case: Caetano v. Massachusetts

July 15, 2015
Wall Street Journal Opinion

Even Teachers Are No Fans of Forced Union Payments

‘Th’ Supreme Coort follows th’ election returns.” So said Mr. Dooley, the bartender created by cartoonist Finley…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.