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Bruce Rauner, Lisa Madigan in legal dust-up over Rauner's support brief in anti-union SCOTUS case

Oct 18, 2015

SPRINGFIELD — Top lawyers for Illinois’ Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic Attorney General Lisa Madigan are in a dustup over the governor’s office filing a “friend of the court” brief with the U.S. Supreme Court.

Madigan’s solicitor general says Rauner’s staff lawyers stepped out of line when they filed an amicus curiae brief in a case now before the court, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association.

Rauner’s lawyers say Madigan’s office is wrong on several fronts.

The Friedrichs case is of nationwide interest to unions and right-to-work advocates, among others.

Rebecca Friedrichs and nine other California teachers who are not union members object…

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