California Teachers’ Union Challenge Before Supreme Court

California Teachers’ Union Challenge Before Supreme Court

On Monday, Jan. 11, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a major challenge to how labor unions for public employees operate. The specific issue before the Supreme Court involves California’s largest teachers’ union and could affect how public employee unions operate nationwide. Recognizing the implications of the issue, the court is devoting 80 minutes, versus […]

Puerto Rico Hopes U.S. Supreme Court Supports Efforts to Dig Out of Debt

Puerto Rico Hopes U.S. Supreme Court Supports Efforts to Dig Out of Debt

The debt burden for bankrupt U.S. Commonwealth Puerto Rico is a whopping $72 billion. Governor Alejandro García Padilla and others told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Puerto Rico had run completely out of cash. But, the island’s efforts to restructure some of the debt, according to a 2014 Recovery Act, may conflict with U.S. bankruptcy […]

Supreme Court Stays Challenge to Texas Abortion Restrictions

Supreme Court Stays Challenge to Texas Abortion Restrictions

On Monday, June 29, 2015, the United States Supreme Court decided to stay the challenge against the abortion restrictions still lawful in the state of Texas. Currently, Whole Woman’s Health, Et Al. v. Cole, Comm’r, TX, DHS, Et Al. (2015) is the order in pending case for the abortion ruling. This stay will refuse the state to […]

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