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Student Commentary
20 Jan 2016
by Patrick Prager of St. John's University School of Law
edited by Alix Ware

JURIST Guest Columnist Patrick Prager of St. John's University School of Law Class of 2016 is the ninth author in a twelve-part series from the staffers of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development. Prager discusses the influence of the upcoming decision from NLRB regarding student athletes... The "student-athlete" … [read more]


Academic Commentary
26 Nov 2015
by Glenn C. Smith of California Western School of Law
edited by Dave Rodkey

JURIST Guest Columnist Glenn C. Smith of the California Western School of Law discusses the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act...All petitions to have a lower-court ruling reviewed by the US Supreme Court are long shots. Still, the recently-filed petition for certiorari in Sissel v. DHHS [PDF] — contending … [read more]


Academic Commentary
4 Nov 2015
by Daniel Crane of University of Michigan School of Law
edited by Elizabeth Dennis

JURIST guest columnist Daniel Crane of the University of Michigan School of Law discusses the rulings surrounding NCAA athlete amateurism... On September 30, 2015, a divided panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit weighed in on the growing controversy regarding the National Collegiate Athletic Association's … [read more]


Legal News
9 Oct 2015
by Ashley Hogan

The Second District Court of Appeal of California [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] 2-1 Wednesday that public colleges and universities have no duty to protect students from violence committed by other students on campus. The dispute arose after University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) [website] student Katherine Rosen was attacked … [read more]


Legal News
30 Sep 2015
by Matt Belenky

A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Wednesday that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) [website] violates antitrust laws by limiting what compensation student athletes can receive. The appeals court, however, rejected a proposal to pay students up to … [read more]


Legal News
18 Aug 2015
by Taylor Gillan

[JURIST] The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) [official website] on Monday declined to assert jurisdiction [opinion, PDF] over whether Northwestern University [official website] football players can form a union, overturning its 2014 decision [opinion, PDF] which recognized the players as university employees. In its unanimous decision [press release], which concerned … [read more]


Legal News
9 Aug 2014
by Kimberly Bennett

[JURIST] The US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] on Friday ruled [materials] that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) [official website] cannot prevent college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses. The class action case was brought by a … [read more]


Legal News
26 Jun 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Thursday in NLRB v. Noel Canning [SCOTUSblog backgrounder] that US President Barack Obama overstepped his authority when he appointed [JURIST report] three members to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) [official website] in January 2012. In an opinion by Justice … [read more]


Legal News
10 Apr 2014
by William Helbling

[JURIST] Northwestern University [academic website] on Wednesday asked [text, PDF] the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) [official website] to review a recent decision that the university's football players have the right to unionize [JURIST report]. The attorneys for Northwestern stated, "[i]n this unprecedented decision, the Regional Director set out to … [read more]


Student Commentary
9 Apr 2014
by Aubry Dicks of University of Richmond School of Law
edited by Josh Guckert

JURIST Guest Columnist Aubry Dicks, University of Richmond School of Law, Class of 2014, discusses recent decisions by the National Labor Relations Board concerning student athletes' rights to unionize...In January, the National College Players Association (NCPA) filed a petition on behalf of Kain Colter and other Northwestern University football players … [read more]


Legal News
28 Mar 2014
by Dominic Yobbi

[JURIST] The Chicago office for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) [official website] on Wednesday ruled [report, pdf] that football players at Northwestern University qualify as employees, and therefore have the right to unionize. In its finding, the NLRB used the "right to control" test, which considers a variety of … [read more]


Legal News
13 Jan 2014
by Cynthia Miley

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] heard oral arguments [day call, PDF] Monday in two cases. In NLRB v. Noel Canning [transcript, PDF; JURIST report] the court will decide: (1) whether the president's recess-appointment power may be exercised during a recess that occurs within a session of the Senate … [read more]


Academic Commentary
6 Jan 2014

JURIST Guest Columnist Victor Williams of The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law argues that the recent legal challenge to President Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board is a political question that should not be determined by the court but instead reversed on justiciability grounds … [read more]


Features
17 Dec 2013
by Kyle Webster

Recently, the Boeing Company and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) underwent a controversial legal battle that eventually resulted in the NLRB dropping the case in 2011. The charge against Boeing, a corporation that designs, manufactures and sells aircraft internationally, was led by Lafe Solomon, then General Counsel of the … [read more]


Features
17 Dec 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark

During the colonial and revolutionary period of the US, most Americans practiced agriculture. The early US also had a substantial population of laborers, a group that included artisans, indentured servants and slaves. Many laborers resided in the major colonial cities of Philadelphia, New York and Boston, and at times these … [read more]


Legal News
10 Dec 2013
by Theresa Donovan

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Tuesday dismissed [order, PDF] a case dealing with labor law on the grounds that certiorari was improvidently granted. In Unite Here Local 355 v. Martin Mulhall [SCOTUSblog backgrounder] the court addressed the issue of whether an employer and union can violate §302 … [read more]


Legal News
4 Dec 2013
by Sung Un Kim

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit [official website] on Wednesday ruled [opinion, PDF] that employers can require their employees to sign an arbitration agreement prohibiting them to pursue claims in courts or in a class action. The ruling overturned a prior decision by the National Labor … [read more]


Features
3 Sep 2013
by Kyle Webster

In June 2013, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments during the October 2013 term on the controversy regarding the constitutional limits of the president's recess appointment power. The Court granted certiorari to a petition by the president following a case, National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) v. Noel Canning, … [read more]


Features
3 Sep 2013
by Sarah Steers

Presidents have taken advantage of the constitutional power to make recess appointments since the first administration. According to a history of judicial appointments written by the Congressional Research Service, President George Washington appointed [PDF] 12 federal court judges using the recess clause between 1789 and 1799, 11 of which were … [read more]


Features
3 Sep 2013
by Sean Gallagher

Recess appointments have been used by US presidents to fill vacancies within administrative agencies, judicial benches, and other positions within the federal government that require confirmation by the US Senate. The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of NLRB v. Canning in the October term of 2013. … [read more]

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