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Irvine Attorney Discusses Supreme Court Remanding of Mandatory Bar Dues Case

12.4.18

In the Daily Journal article “US Supreme Court remands challenge to mandatory bar dues,” Irvine partner Colin P. Calvert discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to remand Fleck v. Wetch, a case that challenged mandatory bar membership, back to the 8th Circuit to reconsider the case in light of the Janus v. AFSCME ruling. 

Colin believed the mandatory fees issue in the Fleck case aren’t analogous to the union dues issue in Janus. Colin says the potential for disruption in the legal industry “minimizes the likelihood the Court will extend the Janus ruling to Fleck.”

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