Anti-Union Attys Denied Class Counsel Spot Seek Cert

Law360, New York (December 3, 2010, 6:49 PM EST) -- Attorneys with an anti-union nonprofit have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a district judge’s decision barring them from representing a class of nonunion members challenging some compulsory union dues.

Judge Michael A. Telesca of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York’s ruling that attorneys from the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation couldn’t objectively represent a class of nonunion members because the “foundation’s real objective is political” could set a dangerous precedent for thousands of legal aid organizations across...
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