Eugene Volokh Quoted in L.A. Times on First Amendment Role in Union Fee Case

A Supreme Court brief filed by Professor Eugene Volokh was quoted in the Los Angeles Times, addressing a case that questions whether public employees can be required to pay union dues to cover the cost of collective bargaining. The legal question before the court is whether the requirement amounts to “compelled speech” that violates the First Amendment.

“We think this is not compelled speech. It’s a compelled payment of money,” said Volokh.

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