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A Review of Supreme Court Labor and Employment Cases, 2008 - Event Audio

Labor & Employment Law Practice Group
Eric Dreiband, Willis J. Goldsmith, Michael H. Gottesman, Joseph M. Sellers, Eugene Scalia April 09, 2008
FactoryThe current Supreme Court Term promises to be one of the most important in years for labor and employment lawyers, with the Court taking up cases on the scope of admissible evidence in discrimination cases, the parties' burden in age discrimination class actions, unions' ability to agree to arbitration as the exclusive means for resolving discrimination complaints, states' ability to restrict employers' use of state contract funds in opposing union organizing, and several other important issues.  On April 4 at the National Press Club, the Federalist Society hosted a panel of nationally-recognized experts who discussed the leading cases before the Court this Term and what they could mean for the direction of labor and employment law.

ABA Watch February 2010

Table of Contents
February 05, 2010
ABA WatchIn this issue, we are pleased to offer an interview conducted over email with ABA President-Elect Stephen Zack, who will become president of the Association next summer.  We are publishing his responses unedited in this issue.  This issue also features a piece discussing the ABA’s policy regarding the Obama Administration’s decision to prosecute the five Guantanamo detainees accused of conspiring to commit the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York.  And, as in the past, we digest and summarize actions before the House of Delegates. [More]

Address by Scott Walker - Event Audio/Video

2013 National Lawyers Convention
Scott Walker, Dean A. Reuter November 22, 2013

Scott WalkerGovernor Scott Walker of Wisconsin addressed attendees of the Federalist Society's 2013 National Lawyers Convention on Friday, November 15, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. Governor Walker was introduced by Mr. Dean A. Reuter, Vice President & Director of Practice Groups for the Federalist Society. [Watch or listen now!]

Affordable Care Act Compliance: Say “Hello” to Collective Bargaining Obligations

Engage Volume 14, Issue 1 February 2013
R. Pepper Crutcher June 28, 2013

Affordable Care Act Compliance: Say “Hello” to Collective Bargaining ObligationsBeginning January 1, 2014, every employer of fifty or more full time employees (130 hours/month or more, including full-time equivalents, controlled group employees and joint employees, less seasonal workers) must offer “minimum essential coverage” to all full-time employees or pay a non-deductible penalty of $167.77 monthly for each full time employee (less 30) if at least one of the uninsured obtains coverage through a health insurance exchange. But wait, there’s more....[Read More!]

Alabama Supreme Court: Role of Court in Key Corporate Cases

White Paper on the Alabama Supreme Court
Jack J. Park Jr. October 13, 2010
Alabama Supreme Court: Role of Court in Key Corporate CasesIn recent races for the Supreme Court of Alabama, the subject of “judicial activism” and the Alabama Supreme Court’s rulings in favor of oil companies and drug companies have attracted significant attention. Some have criticized the Court’s rulings in the state’s cases against oil companies and drug companies as outcome-oriented decisions by judges interested in currying favor with large corporations. Others maintain that the majority of the Court was merely fulfilling its obligation to apply the law as written, regardless of the identity of the parties to the case. This paper will examine the accusations of favoritism against the Alabama Supreme Court since 1994, and put its decisions in their legal context.