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March 14, 2016

In the News Today – March 14, 2016

  • Uber Seeks to Dismiss Drivers’ “Trumped Up” Tips Claim in Class Action: Uber, again, asked U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen to dismiss part of a California class action against the company that alleged Uber misrepresented tips to the drivers. Law360 reports that Uber says the drivers are trying to ‘trump up allegations” that Uber led riders to believe tips were included in fares, and that the drivers are unable to prove those allegations. (Law360)
  • A Decline of ‘Economic Populism’ on SCOTUS? The New York Times examines the decline of “economic populism” on the U.S. Supreme Court at the same time such populism has grown in American politics. The story cites the business community’s (specifically the U.S. Chamber’s) role in confirmation hearings of justices. (The New York Times)

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