June 24, 20015
National Law Journal

Union Funding Targeted in Fast-Track Appeal to High Court

The case that could topple President Barack Obama’s health care law is not the only game-changing U.S. Supreme Court challenge in the armory of Jones Day’s Michael Carvin…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

June 23, 2015
The Press Enterprise

EDITORIAL: Union powers come up for debate?

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected by week’s end to decide whether to take a case challenging the constitutionality of laws requiring payment of “agency fees” by non-union members as a condition of employment…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

June 24, 2015
The Telegraph: Associated Press

Dispute over union fees could return to Supreme Court

Powerful public-sector unions are facing another high-profile legal challenge that they say could wipe away…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

May 27, 2015
National Review Online

Loretta Lynch Should Stand Up for the Voting Rights of Every Citizen, Regardless of Race

A May 8 decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has given new attorney general Loretta Lynch her first public test: Will she break… Read More →

Case: Davis v. Guam

May 26, 2015
Huffington Post

The Clock Is Ticking And Republicans Still Have No Serious Obamacare Alternative

Republicans keep saying they’ll be ready to act if the Supreme Court upholds the big legal challenge to Obamacare, thereby wiping out financial …

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Case: King v. Burwell; Halbig v. Burwell

May 26, 2015
The Weekly Standard

WSJ: In Response to King, Republicans Should Try to Fix Obamacare

In the initial years following Obamacare’s passage, Republicans remained solidly united on one crucial point:  Obamacare needs to be repealed and replaced, not “fixed.”  But some Republicans …

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Case: King v. Burwell; Halbig v. Burwell

May 21, 2015
Wall Street Journal

In Search of an Obamacare Breakout

We often ask Congressional Republicans how they prefer the Supreme Court to rule in the ObamaCare subsidies case—as a matter of politics, putting aside the law. The smarter ones usually demur…

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Case: King v. Burwell; Halbig v. Burwell

May 7, 2015
Washington Post

This teacher has the opportunity to hit police unions where it hurts the most

Supreme Court cases have a way of changing American society far beyond the intentions and expectations of the litigants who start them..

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

March 5, 2015
Forbes.com

It’s High Time The High Court End Compulsory Dues

Rebecca Friedrichs and eight other California teachers are fed up paying as much as $1,000 per year in compulsory dues to support their union with which they disagree on almost everything.  And they…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

March 2, 2015
Boston Globe

Mass. high court upholds state’s ban on stun guns

The highest court in Massachusetts ruled Monday that the state can continue to ban ownership of stun guns …

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Case: Caetano v. Massachusetts