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Supreme Court rules for employers in significant arbitration case

May 21, 2018 By Scott Bomboy

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court said on Monday that employees who agreed to individual arbitration in employer disputes can’t waive that process to join class-action lawsuits.

On this day, the first Democratic Party convention

May 21, 2018 By NCC Staff

On May 21, 1832, a group of delegates supporting President Andrew Jackson met in Baltimore to conduct the first official convention of the Democratic Party, setting some trends that lasted more than a century.

Talk grows about sports betting decision’s impact on cannabis laws

May 21, 2018 By Scott Bomboy

How will the Supreme Court’s recent decision about sports betting influence conflicts between federal and state laws? One area where it directly could see an impact is in the areas of regulating medical and recreational marijuana use.

Looking back at Romer, a key Supreme Court decision about gay rights

May 20, 2018 By NCC Staff

On May 20, 1996, the Supreme Court issued an early landmark decision supporting the right of gays under the Constitution to seek protection from discrimination.

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