Railway Labor Act

4 Mar
Railway Labor Act

The Railway Labor Act (“RLA”), which codifies the law of labor relations affecting railroad and airline¹ workers in the United States, can be found at 45 U.S.C. §§ 151-188 [research it]. The RLA came into being in response to a series … Read More »

Power of Attorney

24 Feb

Definition: (noun) A document which allows one person to act for another. Uses: Can be a general power of attorney, which allows one person to act as the other in every respect. This would most commonly occur when the person … Read More »

Emoluments Clause

18 Feb

U.S. CONSTITUTION ARTICLE I SECTION 9 … [Clause 8] No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept … Read More »

McDonald v. Chicago (Alito)

17 Oct
McDonald v. Chicago

Cite as: 561 U. S. 3025 (2010) Opinion of the Court SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES _________________ No. 08–1521 _________________ OTIS MCDONALD, ET AL., PETITIONERS v. CITY OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, ET AL. ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED … Read More »