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.
“I’m expecting a decision that is either all or nothing. And, I expect that the Court will rule that there is a constitutional right that protects same-sex couples’ right to marry.” Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at New York University School of Law and author most recently of Marriage Equality […]
Awarded the Peabody Award for excellence in electronic media.
Sigma Delta Chi
Awarded the Sigma Delta Chi deadline reporting award for online coverage of the Affordable Care Act decision.
National Press Club Award
Awarded the National Press Club's Breaking News Award for coverage of the Affordable Care Act decision.
Silver Gavel Award
Awarded the Silver Gavel Award by the American Bar Association for fostering the American public’s understanding of the law and the legal system.
American Gavel Award
Awarded the American Gavel Award for Distinguished Reporting About the Judiciary to recognize the highest standards of reporting about courts and the justice system.
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