February 22, 2018
San Diego Union-Tribune

How court case can affect workers’ union dues

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in an Illinois case challenging compulsory union dues (Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees). Mark Janus, a state employee, is challenging the system used in 23 states that requires employees to pay agency or “fair share” fees in

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

February 20, 2018
The 74

After Janus, Another Key Lawsuit Targeting Unions: How California’s Yohn Case Targets Opt-Out Rules

It’s a week until the Supreme Court hears the potential blockbuster case Janus v. AFSCME, which could overrule decades of precedents requiring public employees, including teachers, to pay union dues even if they disagree with union policy and positions.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

December 21, 2017
ScotusBlog

Symposium: The free speech right of public employees not to pay union dues

For many years, Mark Janus has been a child-support specialist in the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Today he is the named plaintiff…

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

December 7, 2017
Watchdog

Legal support grows for public worker fighting forced union dues

Legal support continues to mount for an Illinois state worker whose lawsuit challenging forced union dues will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court early next year.

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

December 1, 2017
National Review

Guam Has a Racist Voting Law. The Justice Department Is Finally Helping to Fight It

It looks like Arnold Davis is finally getting some justice.

 

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Case: Davis v. Guam

November 29, 2017
Guam Daily Post

Justice: Guam law racially biased

The U.S. Department of Justice has inserted itself into the legal battle over Guam’s self-determination.

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Case: Davis v. Guam

November 29, 2017
Pacific Daily News

Justice Department supports Dave Davis in plebiscite appeal

The U.S Department of Justice urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to uphold a court ruling that found Guam’s self-determination plebiscite law was race-based and thus unconstitutional.

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Case: Davis v. Guam

October 31, 2017
The Crime Report

Does the Constitution Protect Stun Guns?

Since its landmark 2008 decision in District of Columbia v. Heller, the Supreme Court has largely left it to lower courts to decide how far the government can go in regulating firearms.

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Case: Martel v. Healey

September 28, 2017
Forbes

Compelled Union Dues Are Back At The Supreme Court: What Happens Next?

This morning, in one of its first actions after returning from summer recess, the Supreme Court announced it will hear Janus v. AFSCME, a case that challenges compulsory union dues. Janus will be one of the most influential cases of this term. Twenty-three states currently compel all public employees to

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Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association

September 28, 2017
World Net Daily

Gorsuch in spotlight as Supremes review mandatory dues for leftist politics

Conservatives across America who are forced to pay dues to employee unions to fund left-leaning activities – even speech to which they object – are getting another chance to escape that burden. Read More →

Case: Yohn v. California Teachers Association