October 13, 2018
The Guam Daily Post

Gov Guam hopes for favorable decision on plebiscite

Gov. Eddie Calvo and Attorney General Elizabeth Barrett-Anderson voiced optimism that the government of Guam quest for a political-status plebiscite that limits voting to “native inhabitants of Guam” will get a federal appeals court’s approval.

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Case: Davis v. Guam

October 12, 2018
Forbes

Federal Judge Strikes Down St. Louis Abortion Discrimination Act

In recent years, some states and municipalities have expanded their civil rights laws to make it illegal for employers to discriminate against someone on the basis of a “reproductive health decision.” In effect, these laws make women who have received, performed, or advocated for abortion or other reproductive choices a

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Case: Federal Judge Strikes Down St. Louis Abortion Discrimination Act

October 11, 2018
Courthouse News

Guam Argues for Native Voting Law Before 9th Circuit

The government of Guam argued Wednesday before a Ninth Circuit panel at the University of Hawaii that it is not unlawful to limit non-native residents from voting on the territory’s future political ties with the United States.

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Case: Davis v. Guam

October 10, 2018
ABC News

Guam pushes for native-only vote on US relationship

The question before a panel of U.S. appeals court judges: Should non-native residents of Guam have a say in the territory’s future relationship with the United States?…

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Case: Davis v. Guam

September 21, 2018
Wall Street Journal

Grapes of Union Wrath

Workers at Dan Gerawan’s third-generation family farm in Fresno, Calif., voted five long years ago to decertify the United Farm Workers. Their ballots were finally counted this week following a tortuous battle that illustrates how liberal government often subjugates individual worker rights to union politics.

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Case: Gerawan Farming v. ALRB

July 9, 2018
New York Times

It Took a Village to Raise Kavanaugh

In the weeks ahead, we’re going to spend a lot of time going over the biography of Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick. But that’s not the most important way to understand the person.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

June 28, 2018
Education Week

Teachers React to the Supreme Court Ruling That Ends ‘Fair Share’ Union Fees

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a heavy blow to teachers’ unions with their ruling in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 31. 

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

June 27, 2018
Forbes

Unpacking The Janus Decision

Earlier today, the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling in Janus v. AFCME that overturns 40 years of precedent and ends

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

June 27, 2018
Education Week

Supreme Court Deals Unions a Stinging Defeat in ‘Janus’ Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has overruled a 41-year-old precedent and held that the teachers’ unions and other public-employee labor organizations may not collect fees for collective bargaining from workers who decline to join the union.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

June 27, 2018
The 74

Divided Supreme Court Ends Mandatory Dues and — in Further Blow to Unions — Rules Members Must Opt In

The Supreme Court in a sweeping decision Wednesday upended the way public-sector unions do business, ruling that dissenting employees cannot be compelled to pay any dues, and that union members must affirmatively opt into membership — rather than requiring dissenters to opt out.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association