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Janus … They’re Back … Public Unions Need Revenue

Labor leaders have launched a state-level counterattack against the Janus decision because public unions need revenue. Janus is a 2018 Supreme Court decision. It declares mandatory union dues and fees for government workers unconstitutional. The Supreme Court ruled that mandating union fees as a condition of employment violates the free speech rights of workers. The …

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Political Judges Cause and Effect

Separation of Powers… Required but Denied… Gundy v. U.S. …

The framers of the Constitution knew the job of keeping the legislative power confined was tricky. They understood doing so is key to the nation remaining a representative republic. The power of the legislative branch couldn’t be trusted to self-policing by Congress. Separation of powers… Often enough, legislators face rational incentives to pass problems to …

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