Tag Archive | California
Uber faces numerous lawsuits and other legal challenges, both at home and abroad. How much can the company withstand before its business model starts to crumble?
Mobile-app-driven driver services, Uber and Lyft, each face separate lawsuits seeking class action status in San Francisco federal court. The cases have been brought against the companies by their drivers, alleging they have been misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees and are entitled to reimbursements for expenses such as gas and vehicle maintenance. Currently, the drivers […]
The opinion is now open for public comment. I encourage all interested parties to do so. At your leisure, you can download a copy of the proposed opinion from the Cyber Box at the top of the blog page.
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in a 7-2 opinion, that a 2005 California law aimed at banning the sale of violent video games to children went too far. Created by California state Senator Leland Yee (D-San Francisco), the law imposed a fine of up to $1,000 on retailers found to be in violation. […]
For those of you who may have missed the announcements in the California Bar Journal, all California attorneys must provide their email addresses to the State Bar by February 1 under a new rule adopted by the California Supreme Court. Under Rule 9.7 , members of the State Bar must create an online profile through […]
The American Bar Association‘s Journal online, LawNewsNow, featured a poll this week that is worth reviewing. The poll is interesting in light of the Supreme Court‘s 5-4 decision to block cameras from videotaping the San Francisco Proposition 8 same-sex marriage trial. According to the ABA poll, more than 60% of those responding favor cameras in […]