The time is ripe for courts to take a new look at jurisdictional issues involving national corporations. The business landscape that was in place when International Shoe and its progeny were decided is a thing of the past.
The Framers knew that divisions of power between governments and their branches would promote individual liberty and they thus enshrined this principle into our founding document. While the Court has not always faithfully upheld this structure, there are signs it is rebuilding these protections.
Affordable and efficient electric vehicles are critical to California's efforts to tackle climate change and clean up its polluted air — by 2035, the state plans to ban all new sales of gas-powered cars.
The escalating dispute is increasing pressure on Gov. Gavin Newsom to outline a game plan for implementing AB 5, a law he signed in 2019 requiring companies to reclassify many of their independent contractors as employees and grant them the requisite benefits.