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An Ohio teacher who said she was required to join the teachers union will not be able to plead her case in the front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

The court refused this week to hear Jade Thompson’s appeal of her lawsuit, which called for an immediate end to laws that force public-sector employees to accept a union’s exclusive representation.

The Buckeye Institute, a Columbus-based think tank, represented Thompson.

“Unfortunately, the Supreme Court passed on the opportunity to hear Mrs. Thompson’s case and resolve the conflict noted by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which stated Ohio’s ‘take-it-or-leave-it system’ of exclusive representation directly conflicts with the principals announced in Janus v. AFSCME,” said Robert Alt, The Buckeye Institute president and CEO...

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