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Editor's Note :
At 9:30 a.m. on Monday we expect additional orders from the Court's November 25 Conference. On Tuesday, December 2, we expect one or more opinions in argued cases; we will begin live blogging shortly before 10:00 a.m.
Rowland v. State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition
Petition for certiorari denied on January 21, 2014
Issue: (1) Whether a governor’s subjective motives for exercising a state’s inherent power and contractual right
to reduce the size of its unionized workforce are legally
relevant when a court is
asked to determine the
constitutionality of that legislative act; and (2) whether the Second Circuit erred in requiring strict
scrutiny of a governor’s decision to reduce the size of
a state’s unionized workforce by falsely analogizing
that decision to firing state employees based on their
political party affiliation.
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