Two Indiana University lawyers say the state Supreme Court is unlikely to agree with a lower court ruling that Indiana's right to work law is unconstitutional.
A Lake County superior court judge writes that the law requires unions to represent workers without just compensation.
Indiana union membership dropped 20 percent from 2011 to 2012, but union leaders say right to work is not the cause.
A federal court says the challenge against the law was not an issue of constitutionality.
Republicans charged Democrats thousands of dollars each in fines for walking out of the House of Representatives in 2011.
WFIU/WTIU reviews the top 10 stories of 2012, including election upsets and a record-breaking drought.
Governor Mitch Daniels began his first term in 2005 and leaves office in early January.
A judge has ruled a suit filed by the United Steelworkers against Indiana's right-to-work law can continue.
Both sides will have to wait 30 days for the judge to make a decision.
Unions are still trying to convince the courts to strike down Indiana's right to work legislation, but the battle is difficult and, some say, futile.