U.S. Supreme Court

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    Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue at the Supreme Court

    Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, which challenges the use of the state’s Blaine amendment to torpedo a tax credit scholarship law. Blaine amendments prohibit the state from directly or indirectly allocating government dollars to faith-based organizations or programs.  North Carolina…
    Terry Stoops, January 22, 2020
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    Teacher unions lose bigly

    In Janus v. American Federations of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that “agency fees” imposed by unions on non-union members are unconstitutional.  The National Education Association responded, In a 5-to-4 decision, which casts aside decades of precedents and laws, the court has…
    Terry Stoops, June 27, 2018
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    You’re Invited To a Supreme Court Review, Hosted By The Federalist Society

    Our friends at the Triangle chapter of the Federalist Society are holding a Supreme Court review on Wednesday, July 19 over the noon hour. Details below. $10 for non-members. RSVP at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-supreme-court-review-with-ilya-shapiro-1-hour-cle-tickets-35766459443.
    Donna Martinez, July 12, 2017
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    JLF’s Mitch Kokai Looks at Battle Over Trump’s Travel Order

    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled, and now JLF’s Mitch Kokai looks at the impact of the ruling linked to the Trump administration’s travel order. Which majority-Muslim countries are impacted? Kokai offered these comments during the June 30, 2017, edition of UNC-TV’s “Front Row with Marc Rotterman.” Watch it here.
    Donna Martinez, July 5, 2017