What Does Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Death Mean for Educators?

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by Mary Masterson

With the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court has lost one of the most influential judicial voices of the late 20th century.  Without Scalia’s distinctive conservative weight, the balance of power on the court has already shifted left, with several of this term’s highest-profile cases … Read more

US Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Friedrichs vs California Teachers Association


On Monday January 11, 2016 the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments from both sides, the petitioners (Friedrichs, et al.) and the challengers alike.

Backed by the conservative Center for Individual Rights, a Koch Brothers financed right-wing think tank, the case is a backdoor attempt at gutting labor unions, … Read more