By: Madeline Olds, Web Editor Last week, California passed a law outlawing stealthing. Though the passage has been highly publicized and in some of the largest news sites, many Americans are asking each other the same question: what even is stealthing? “Stealthing” is a colloquial term used to describe when an […]
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Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash: Rideshare Giants Shift California Labor Law
Photo provided courtesy of Unsplash.com. By William Krull, Staff Writer Spending nearly $200 million on their collective campaign effort, rideshare giants Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash were able to persuade California voters to affirm a proposition that would solidify the employment classification of “app-based drivers” as independent contractors.  Proposition […]
California Determined to Ban Gas-Powered Vehicle Sales by 2035
Photo Provided Courtesy of Unsplash.com By David McPeak, Blog Editor On September 23, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order which purports to effectively ban the sale of gas-powered vehicles in that state by 2035.  The Order goes so far as to leverage the adverse economic […]
Gender Trend: Proposed Law Would Mandate Gender Neutral Sections in Stores
Photo provided courtesy of Unsplash.com By Kirstin Kennedy, Staff Writer It’s impossible for consumers to deny the use of marketing techniques implemented in the layout of department stores, particularly in aisles designated for children. That’s why it was shocking to many in late 2015 when the department store Target made […]
California’s AB5 Labor Law: Varying Implications of California’s Most Recent Law Aimed at Protecting Worker’s Rights
Photo Credit: Zolnierek on Pixabay.com By: John Paul Abda, Feature Editor Labor litigation and legislation is nothing new in the United States. As far back as 1842, the Supreme Court has been weighing in on employment conditions. In Commonwealth v. Hunt,  the Supreme Court held that labor unions […]
Name, Image, and Likeness: Who Should Benefit – The Athlete or the NCAA?
By: Christina Pici, Staff Writer California’s Fair Pay to Play Act, scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2023, will make it illegal for California colleges and universities to deny their student athletes the ability to hire agents or gain any form of compensation for the use of their […]
Autopilot: The Cure to the Distracted Driver or Tort on Wheels?
Autopilot: The Cure to the Distracted Driver or Tort on Wheels? By: Brian D. Farrington, Staff Writer We’ve all seen it: the texter, the emailer, the DJ driver. All around us, people seem to have more on their mind than the road ahead. In 2013, 3,154 people were killed […]