July 16, 2012

Alejandrina Cabrera Run For City Council Raises English Proficiency Law Debate

The Supreme Court of Arizona has upheld a ruling that denies Alejandrina Cabrera the right to run for San Luis city council.  Cabrera was denied the chance to run because she isn’t fluent in English.  Cabrera was kicked off the ballot because of a 120-year-old Arizona law used to kick her off the ballot.  The law requires all candidates be proficient in English.  After a trial, the court ruled that Cabrera did not meet the […]
July 11, 2011

Supreme Court Dismisses Women’s Class Action Lawsuit Against Walmart

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5 to 4 opinion to reverse a lower court decision allowing as many as 1.5 million female workers to sue Walmart for back pay...