Even before the Supreme Court ruled against public sector unions in June, eight of the 22 states that allowed unions to charge non-member fees took steps to cushion the blow.
But not every organization working to end money bail and over-incarceration agrees they’re the wrong approach.
"I just don’t want to die trying to cross the street,” says one of the visually impaired plaintiffs in the case.
Nominee Brett Kavanaugh's skepticism about some federal regulatory power could end up reflected in states' rights cases.
Workers are seeking refunds after a recent Supreme Court ruling. The legal wrangling threatens to ensnare states and localities.
DOJ did manage to block a provision in one preventing employers from reverifying employee immigration status.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that fees the unions have been able to collect in over 20 states are unconstitutional.
The legal fight involved the city of Laredo and marks one of the latest battles over local government power in the Lone Star State.
The Supreme Court's ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair scraps a precedent that dates back to the heyday of mail order catalogs.
It will now be up to the court to decide whether to reverse a legal precedent that dates back to an era before internet sales.
With South Dakota v. Wayfair, the justices could resolve long-standing tensions over online sales tax collections.
The U.S. attorney general also addressed forthcoming bump stock regulations, immigration, opioids, and ‘prioritizing crime and criminal justice enforcement.’
Work conditions at the territory’s Department of Justice haven’t been the same since Hurricane Maria, to the detriment of morale and legal proceedings.
Poll: “It demonstrates that the American public is ahead of public officials in thinking about what is fair and equitable treatment under the law.”
Republican lawmakers are increasingly showing disdain for decisions made by the judicial branch—and by extension the rule of law.
Legal battles can be expensive to tax payers and time consuming for city and state legal departments. Philadelphia has been at loggerheads with the industry for almost two years, racking up legal fees north of $1.4 million.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday struck down the state’s maps as too heavily biased toward Republicans, the latest ruling in a new and contentious battle over legislative districts.
Judges said redistricting designed to elect Republicans violated the Constitution, the first time a federal court has come to that conclusion.
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