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After dispute on freeway, Uber driver shot his passenger, who died soon after

Enlarge / Morning rush hour traffic makes its way along I-25 on October 12, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images) Denver police announced Friday that they had arrested a local 29-year-old Uber driver, Michael … Continue reading

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Uber, China, and Robots

Cynthia Estlund, What Should We Do After Work? Automation and Employment Law, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-28, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 17-26 (Jan. 5, 2018), available at SSRN. Charlotte S. Alexander Reams … Continue reading

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The Gig Economy Battles Continue: 9th Circuit Weighs In on Seattle Uber Driver Ordinance

By: Diane Ring Today the 9th Circuit weighed in on the validity of a Seattle ordinance that requires businesses contracting with taxi-drivers, for-hire transportation companies, and “transportation network companies” to bargain with drivers if a majority of drivers seek such … Continue reading

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Uber, Lyft, and patents.

It used to be a hassle getting around town without a car. Even if you had a car, parking could still be a pain.  But that’s no longer the case today. In today’s age of cell phones and apps, fast … Continue reading

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Uber and the Future of Regulation

In the late 1930s, New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia signed a law requiring all city taxicab operators to hold an officially-issued medallion. In recent years, the efforts of New York and other major cities to continue regulating the taxicab market … Continue reading

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