Supreme Court weighs challenge to California labor law

Emily Parkin

WASHINGTON —  The Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed an employer’s challenge to a California labor law that authorizes private attorneys to sue on behalf of thousands of workers, even if those workers had agreed to arbitrate their claims individually. The closely watched case is the latest and perhaps most important test […]

Colorado Supreme Court Removes Part of Cyber-Bullying Law

Emily Parkin

(TNS) — The Colorado Supreme Court unanimously struck down part of the state’s 7-year-old cyber-bullying law Monday on the grounds that the statute limits free speech and violates both the Colorado and U.S. constitutions. The state’s harassment laws were tweaked in 2015 to strengthen protections for victims of cyber-bullying — […]

The Supreme Court Considers a Family Divided

Emily Parkin

Solomon, the greatest judge of all time, may have been savvy on appellate matters—the record isn’t clear—but he was a lousy family court judge. Brandishing a sword in the courtroom and threatening to chop children in half to extract confessions from their parents does not conform to what today is […]