By Robert A. Vella
In judicial system news, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a prior decision in a class action suit filed by workers against Tyson Foods which was found to be not compensating Iowa meat-packers for time spent using required safety gear. The 6-2 ruling by the Supreme Court was seen as a departure from its decision five years ago when it ruled against Walmart workers in a gender bias case.
A three-member panel of the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a prior decision which rejected a challenge to Colorado’s gun control law enacted after the 2012 mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora. The lower court ruling determined the plaintiffs had not demonstrated that the new law had infringed upon their 2nd Amendment rights