Coercive unionism took center stage at the Supreme Court on Monday, as judges grilled labor lawyers on the merits of automatic union membership as a condition of public sector employment.
One of Washington state’s largest unions lost thousands of dues paying members in the wake of a Supreme Court decision barring automatic enrollment of home healthcare workers in the union, according to a new report.
A Washington think tank is raising awareness of ways that Congress could use the Constitution to rein in the authority of federal courts, which many have accused of usurping the authority of the legislative branch.
Earlier this week, Star Trek nerd icon and Clinton Foundation donor George Takei unleashed a verbal tirade against African-American Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, calling the prominent legal scholar a “clown in blackface” who “does not belong on the Supreme Court” because he is “a disgrace to America.” (And, presumably, because Thomas is black.)
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the Obama administration “failed to consider costs when deciding to regulate mercury pollution from power plants,” Reuters reports.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that racist intent is not necessary to prove accusations of racism in housing.