“School Law Today – The Impact of the Janus Decision” Podcast Aug. 8th

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Scarinci Hollenbeck Partner, John G. Geppert, to be Featured on NJSBA Podcast Entitled, “School Law Today – The Impact of the Janus Decision”

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
11:00 AM
Online: Blog Talk Radio

SH Partner to be Featured on NJSBA Podcast

On Wednesday, August 8, John G. Geppert, Partner and Chair of Scarinci Hollenbeck’s Public and Education Law groups, will be featured on a podcast entitled, School Law Today – The Impact of the Janus Decision. The podcast, hosted by the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA), will feature Mr. Geppert alongside the NJSBA’s Member Engagement Director Ray Pinney, in a discussion regarding a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Janus v AFSCME (2018).

The 5-4 decision in Janus held that public-sector “agency shop” arrangements run afoul of the First Amendment. Mr. Geppert and Mr. Pinney will discuss a number of topics surrounding the decision including a review of the case itself, the ruling’s impact on school districts and much more.

“I look forward to speaking with Mr. Pinney. Due to the potential implications of the decision in Janus v AFSCME, I feel this is an important discussion that needs to occur,” stated Mr. Geppert.

The podcast will be available to stream during and after its recording on August 8th at the following link:


About NJSBA Podcast
The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) presents a forum to explore education issues and the impact of state-level politics on New Jersey’s public school districts, hosted by Ray Pinney, of NJSBA. The format brings together state and local education leaders for a lively dialogue on the latest developments. Our children’s education is too important not to discuss and debate. To learn more about the NJSBA, please visit https://www.njsba.org

About John G. Geppert
John G. Geppert represents private and public sector clients in labor and employment matters. He has extensive experience representing school boards in all facets of education law. He serves as General Counsel to many boards of education throughout New Jersey. In that capacity, his role includes conducting negotiations with employee associations and collective bargaining units. He also handles all aspects of employee and student disciplinary hearings and participates in all board issues including tenure, HIB, residency, and tuition.