After ‘Janus’ Ruling, Mandatory Bar Dues Under Fire - Articles

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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Sep 12, 2018
Citing the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down union “fair share” fees, two Oregon lawyers filed a federal lawsuit that’s a First Amendment challenge to mandatory bar dues, reports. The suit claims the state bar engages in political and ideological activities with which his clients disagree. They are asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon to issue an injunction prohibiting the collection of compulsory fees and award damages for fees already paid.