Top Court to Hear Union Fees Case; Political Use of Cash Fought
Byline: Stephen Dinan, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
The Supreme Court said yesterday that it will decide whether a teachers union can collect fees from nonunion members and spend their money on political activity without their prior permission.
The court also agreed to hear a case that could determine whether the government may deport up to 8,000 criminal aliens, and accepted an appeal from Arizona to reinstate the death penalty against a two-time killer who says his attorney was ineffective.
In the union case, the court will decide whether the Washington Education Association (WEA) can spend money, collected from 3,000 nonunion teachers, on political activity …
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Publication information: Article title: Top Court to Hear Union Fees Case; Political Use of Cash Fought. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: September 27, 2006. Page number: A04. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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