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Federal Judge Strikes Down Michigan Ban To Project Labor Agreements

Federal Judge Victoria A. Roberts struck down as unconstitutional a ban on project labor agreements signed into law last year by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R). The ruling was a major victory for working families in Michigan and preserves one of the most widely-used and effective tools in protecting laborers in the U.S. Roberts ruled that PLAs are explicitly legal and encouraged under a law passed by Congress, and that the state not only doesn't have the right to ban them, that it was being dishonest in its attempt to enact the ban.
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Federal Judge Strikes Down Michigan's Ban On Domestic Partner Benefits, Cites DOMA Ruling

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (last year)

A federal judge in Michigan today struck down a law signed by Governor Rick Snyder in 2011 that would have prevented domestic partners of state employees from receiving health-care benefits similar to those afforded to heterosexual ... Read Post

Judge Strikes Down DC's Handgun Ban

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (18 hours ago)

A federal judge has ruled that Washington DC's ban on openly carrying firearms in unconstitutional. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin is the latest in a protracted fight over gun laws here. In 2008, the U.S. S... Read Post

Judge Rules: NH Voter Residency Law Blocking Out-Of-State College Students From Voting Is Unconstitutional

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (3 days ago)

A judge has struck down as unconstitutional a 2012 law which effectively blocks out-of-state students and others from voting in New Hampshire unless they establish legal residency in the state. This follows a ruling in Florida that ... Read Post

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