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  • Unions shouldn't have to represent workers who don't pay their share

    Unions shouldn't have to represent workers who don't pay their share
    In Harris v. Quinn, the U.S. Supreme Court put unions in a bind when it ruled that unionized home-care workers cannot be required to pay for the representation that unions are required by law to provide to them. In cases across the country lawyers are now...
  • Supreme Court hypocrisy in Wheaton College contraceptives case

    Supreme Court hypocrisy in Wheaton College contraceptives case
    It is a case of Supreme hypocrisy. The adjective refers to that nine-person tribunal at the top of the American legal system, the noun to its latest act of judicial malpractice — meaning not the notorious Hobby Lobby decision handed down at the...
  • Bondi doubles down on losing same-sex marriage bet

    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi must prefer what she considers a winning political case with social conservatives to a losing legal case with judges. Nothing else explains her appeal of court decisions in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties that struck down...
  • University of Texas can use race as factor in admissions, court rules

    The University of Texas can consider race in undergraduate admissions to promote diversity, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. Acting in a lawsuit that the U.S. Supreme Court had sent back last year, Judge Patrick Higginbotham wrote that considering...
  • What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?

    What's really behind the suit to overturn California's foie gras ban?
    Thirteen states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review California’s ban on foie gras, arguing that it is unconstitutional for the state to pass laws that might interfere with agricultural practices in other states. But the only state that...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: Hobby Lobby Should Provide Insurance Covering Legal Contraception

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Bill Cink: The Hobby Lobby decision did not infringe on anyone's rights, but did to a small degree support and defend everyone's 1st Amendment rights, so I'...
  • Gov. Brown allows advisory ballot measure on Citizens United decision

    An advisory measure asking Congress to amend the U.S. Constitution and overturn the Citizens United court decision will go on the November ballot in California without Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature on the enabling legislation, Brown announced...
  • California death penalty unconstitutional, judge says

    California death penalty unconstitutional, judge says
    California’s death penalty violates the U.S. Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment, a federal judge ruled in a case that could work its way up through the court system. U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney ruled Wednesday on a...
  • Billionaire makes final push to bar public access to Martin's Beach

    A San Mateo County Superior Court judge heard closing arguments Wednesday in the latest battle over access through private land to a beloved beach — one that could lead to the U.S. Supreme Court. Among the questions raised that are likely to be...
  • Blago lawyers: Supreme Court decision supports ex-governor's appeal

    Blago lawyers: Supreme Court decision supports ex-governor's appeal
    In a filing Wednesday with the federal appeals court in Chicago, an attorney for Rod Blagojevich contends that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision supports the former governor’s position on a key issue in the appeal of his corruption conviction....
  • Mother suing Border Patrol in Mexico boy's 2012 death wants answers

    Mother suing Border Patrol in Mexico boy's 2012 death wants answers
    The mother of a Mexican teenager killed in Mexico when at least one U.S. Border Patrol agent opened fire north of the border has filed suit, alleging that the agent violated the law, her attorneys and the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday....