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Guest Post: The Takings Clause and Sweeney v. Pence

Published September 4th, 2014 -

Heather Whitney is a Lecturer in Law and Bigelow Teaching Fellow at the University of Chicago. She clerked for Chief Judge Wood before starting at Chicago. The views expressed here are her own and do not necessarily represent those of Judge Wood. In an op-ed b... More »

Restoring Equity in Right to Work

Published September 16th, 2013 -

Right to Work is very much in the news these days.  Catherine Fisk and I have a new paper on the subject available here.  The abstract is as follows: Under United States labor law, when a majority of employees in a bargaining unit chooses union representation,... More »

Right-to-Work Also Unconstitutional in Tennessee?

Published September 10th, 2013 -

As we noted yesterday, a judge in Indiana has held that the state’s right-to-work law is unconstitutional.  The holding is based on Article I, Section 21 of the Indiana constitution, a provision that reads: “No person’s particular services shall be demanded, w... More »

Judge Finds Indiana Right-to-Work Law Unconstitutional

Published September 9th, 2013 -

Judge John Sedia, of the Lake County Superior Court, has held that Indiana’s new right-to-work law violates the state constitution.  Article I, Section 21 of that constitution states that “No person’s particular services shall be demanded, without just compens... More »