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How Janus Could Spill into the Private Sector Without Radically Redefining the State Action Doctrine

How Janus Could Spill into the Private Sector Without Radically Redefining the State Action Doctrine

This term, the Supreme Court will decide Janus, where it will determine the future of agency shop agreements in public sector unions. Despite being a public-sector union case, Justice Ginsburg raised a question on many people’s minds at oral argument: “what happens...

Janus and Gerrymandering

Janus and Gerrymandering

Two cases before the Supreme Court this Term will determine the extent to which political parties can entrench themselves in office.  The most obvious of these cases is Gill v. Whitford, which involves the constitutional permissibility of partisan gerrymandering....