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This is the grave of Philip Barbour. Born in 1783 in Gordonsville, Virginia to an elite but downwardly mobile family close to James Madison, Barbour briefly studied law with the Virginia legend St. George Tucker, but lacking the money to continue, he moved to Kentucky and began a legal practice there. After starting a practice […]
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Janus v. AFSCME Council No. 31

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On September 28, 2017
The destruction of public sector unionism that became inevitable when Republicans won the White House is about to happen. The Supreme Court is set to deal a sharp blow to the unions that represent millions of teachers and other public employees, announcing Thursday it will consider striking down the mandatory fees that support collective bargaining. […]
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Labor’s Future

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On July 27, 2017
Shaun Richman has a very interesting and deeply thought out proposal for a Labor Bill of Rights that is well worth your time. It all makes sense as a labor and legal strategy for pushing for a reinvigorated labor movement. Here are the ten principles The Right to Free Speech The Right to Self Defense […]
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Democrats and Gorsuch

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On March 20, 2017
Democrats don’t seem to be united on how to deal with the nomination of Neil Gorsuch, which is “no way, no how.” Richard Blumenthal gets it: Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said Sunday that he would filibuster Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and “use every tool that we have” if Gorsuch fails to disavow litmus tests […]

Sorkinism

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On February 27, 2017

Aaron Sorkin truly is the Broderite wankertastic gift that keeps on giving. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) is floating the idea of simultaneously confirming both Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee

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