As we mourn the loss of the magnanimous Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, questions inevitably rise about the pending cases in the Supreme Court. Scotusblog has issued the following release: "What happens to this Term’s close cases? (Updated) The passing of Justice … [Read more...] about Scotusblog: What Happens To This Term’s Close Cases?
Earlier this week, the Supreme Court heard arguments about the constitutionality of union fees. The case involves an Orange County teacher who has sued to strike down the mandatory fees which pay for both collective bargaining and union activities. The current law is governed by … [Read more...] about SCOTUS To Examine Labor Union Fees
During oral arguments of the Burwell v Obamacare case before the Supreme Court, the U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli made the case that the “court should defer to the interpretation of the Internal Revenue Service, which said the tax credits apply nationwide.” When the … [Read more...] about The Long-Term Effects of the Obamacare Decision
The SCOTUS ruling against the EPA was a breath of fresh air (see what I did there?). Before adjourning until October, the Supreme Court decided that recent EPA rules did not consider cost compliance. The Washington Examiner had a good overview of the ruling. This decision will … [Read more...] about SCOTUS EPA Ruling is a Breath of Fresh Air
From Scotusblog: Decision of the Fourth Circuit is affirmed in King v. Burwell. 6-3. This means that individuals who get their health insurance through an exchange established by the federal government will be eligible for tax subsidies. Chief Justice writes for the … [Read more...] about SCOTUS Upholds Obamacare, 6-3