Conn. AG Wants High Court To Tackle Union Firing Fight

Law360, New York (June 14, 2013, 4:04 PM EDT) -- Connecticut's attorney general said Thursday that he will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a recent Second Circuit ruling that said the Constitution State violated 2,800 unionized public employees' First Amendment rights when it laid them off in 2003.  

Attorney General George Jepsen said he would turn to the high court to challenge a three-judge appellate panel's May 31 ruling in the class action suit, which reversed a district court's decision to grant summary judgment in favor of former Gov. John G. Rowland and...
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