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February 5, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case to determine whether governments can deduct union fees from public sector employees’ paychecks without their permission.
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Employment
Law
January 17, 2018
By Steve Goreham
On January 10, the city of New York filed suit against BP, Chevron, Conoco-Phillips, ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell.
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Environment
Law
January 9, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
The city government of Seattle, Washington is asking the state Supreme Court to review a county judge’s decision blocking a “millionaire tax” targeting high-income earners living in the city.
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Taxes
Law
January 8, 2018
By Jesse Hathaway
A Supreme Court case, Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, could give government workers a reason to be merry in 2018.
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Law
Employment
December 11, 2017
By Seton Motley
In this the Digital Age, we yet again find our government lagging way behind We the People and our private sector.
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Law
December 3, 2017
By Joshua Paladino
A group of U.S. Senators is calling on Senate Rules and Administration Committee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-AL) to deny funding for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ expansion of the federal government’s civil asset forfeiture program.
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Criminal Justice
Law
November 29, 2017
By Andrea Dillon
Whether the Fourth Amendment permits law enforcement agencies to seize historical cell-site location information (CSLI) from mobile phone companies without first obtaining a warrant from a judge will be determined by the U.S. Supreme Court.
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InfoTech & Telecom
Law
November 15, 2017
By H. Sterling Burnett
Poverty remains, by far, the biggest killer of humans, and government-imposed regulations have been proven to create economic costs that make poverty more likely.
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Energy
Environment
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November 3, 2017
By Daniel Sutter
Business groups have long campaigned against frivolous lawsuits.  And yet the problem resembles government’s challenge in planning an economy.
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Law
November 1, 2017
By Leo Pusateri
Lawyers representing an Illinois state government employee challenging the constitutionality of deducting union fees from his paycheck will present opening arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS).
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Employment
Law
 

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