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Potentially Major Changes to Gun Control Laws in 2019

In part thanks to the results of the 2018 elections, many states are taking up new gun control measures as we head into the 2019 legislative session, and the U.S. Supreme Court takes on a case with potentially far-reaching implications. New York After years of resistance to any new legislation on the issue, six bills sailed through the state Senate and Assembly this week, marking some of the most significant […]

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Legislative Update: Autonomous Vehicles

Heading into new legislative sessions across the country, we take the opportunity to review the current state of Autonomous Vehicle regulation, and look towards the future. Federal Regulation Despite the increasing proliferation of autonomous vehicle (AV) technology, the federal government has thus far failed to pass any meaningful regulation through the legislative process. In the Fall of 2017, the US House did pass, by voice vote, a bill (H.R. 3388) […]

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Legislative Update: Marijuana Legalization

With changes in state governments as a result of the 2018 elections, there has been significant movement on a number of top legislative issues in recent weeks. Today, we take a look at the latest on the debate surrounding the legalization of recreational marijuana in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Florida and Pennsylvania. Federal Policy While there has been no legislative change to federal policy to date, it is worth […]

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Electric Scooter Legal & Regulatory Hurdles

Dockless electric scooters have quickly proliferated as transportation options in over 100 U.S. cities over the past two years. That expansion, however, has had its fair share of conflicts as have many other technology companies that leverage the sharing, gig economy. Several companies have launched without obtaining the appropriate permits. In many cities, electric scooter companies have been fined for operating a business without a license, failure to follow various […]

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