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Here are the Major Questions Before the Supreme Court This Year

By on January 5, 2018 in Litigation-Business, Litigation-Personal

U.S. Supreme CourtLos Angeles Times reporter David G. Savage takes a look at the most-interesting legal issues that the U.S. Supreme Court will be facing during the first half of the new year.

First on the list is a case that can have implications for religious liberty and gay rights: Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. Colorado.

Other cases involve cellphone tracking and privacy, jail before deportation, voting rolls and purges, sports betting, and public employees and union fees.

In NLRB vs. Murphy Oil USA, the court will consider: Can companies require workers to waive their rights to join any class or collective action against their employer and instead resolve disputes as individuals through binding arbitration?

 Read the LA Times article.