Post-Windsor Marriage Equality Rulings Are Picking Up Speed

Pennsylvania joined a rapidly growing number of states which declared portions of their state constitutions similar to the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) banning same-sex marriage as unconstitutional. Governor Tom Corbett’s administration declined to appeal a federal judge’s May 20 decision to overturn Pennsylvania’s law barring same-sex marriage. Gov. Corbett’s decision does not mean […]

Reflections on the Supreme Court: Union Fees Ruling

One of the most talked-about cases of this past Supreme Court session was Harris v. Quinn, a case brought by homecare health service employees against the state’s requirement that the employees join a mandatory labor union and pay membership fees. The Supreme Court decided in a five-to-four majority that home healthcare workers should be qualified […]

1 2 3 14