Ind. Gov. Claims Sovereignty In Union Suit Over Right To Work

Law360, New York (August 15, 2012, 8:18 PM EDT) -- Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and others sought Tuesday to toss union members' suit claiming the state’s new right-to-work law is unconstitutional, saying the case wrongfully seeks damages against state officials who have been sued in their official capacities.

Daniels and fellow defendants Greg Zoeller, the state attorney general, and Lori A. Torres, commissioner of the state's Department of Labor, maintain that as governor, Daniels’ only official role under the right-to-work law was the act of signing it into law, and as such, his actions are protected...
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Case Title

Sweeney et al v. Daniels et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-00081

Court

Indiana Northern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

Philip P Simon

Date Filed

February 22, 2012

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