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How A Supreme Court Labor Case Could Reshape The Bar

Law360, New York (January 17, 2018, 8:47 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is widely expected to drop a bomb on public-sector unions this year by overruling a 40-year-old decision they use to collect fees. But unions aren’t the only groups at risk.

Oral arguments before the high court are set for next month in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. It may seem like a niche case, but experts say it seems likely to overturn the high court’s landmark 1977 ruling in Abood v. Detroit Board of Education. That could...
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