Monday, June 30, 2014
Courts - SCOTUS expected to issue last two opinions of the term this morning
As always, follow SCOTUSblog for the blow-by-blow.
Here are the cases remaining (thanks to SCOTUSblog):
- Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. - Constitutionality of Affordable Care Act contraception mandate
- Harris v. Quinn (7th Circuit) - Whether a state may compel personal care providers to accept and financially support a private organization as their exclusive representative to petition the state for greater reimbursements from its Medicaid programs; and a ripeness issue.
Harris v. Quinn, 5-4, "the Court refuses to extend Abood. These employees can't be required to contribute to unions. The Court recognizes a category of "partial public employees" that cannot be required to contribute union bargaining fees. by tgoldstein" Alito writes this, as well as the upcoming Hobby Lobby.
Watch for updates ...
Posted by Marcia Oddi on June 30, 2014 09:43 AM
Posted to Courts in general