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equal protection

Wisconsin Judge Tosses Walker’s Union Law

September 16, 2012

On Friday, Dane County circuit court Judge Juan Colas threw out just about all of the famous collective bargaining law passed by Governor Scott Walker and the state legislature, which modeled to other cash-strapped states a politically successful way to deal with unsustainable public employee union costs moving forward. Judge Colas wrote that the law [...]

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Bullying is Bad, but Only If You’re in a Protected Class

March 19, 2011

On the heels of the “Casey the Punisher” craze, the Holder Justice Department has sought to clarify how the federal government will deal with bullying:  to investigate or punish incidents based on one’s protected status.  As an overweight white kid, Casey would not fit the mold.  Also, Casey’s incident wouldn’t warrant any kind of federal [...]

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