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An End to Corporate Abuse of Personal Information?

By: Christian Batallas, Member-Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

On June 28, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This revolutionary privacy regulation is the most extensive and comprehensive privacy regulation to date will come into effect January 1, 2018.  The ”CCPA” now grants consumers […]

December 21st, 2018|Intellectual Property, Media Law, Technology|0 Comments

Low Fares at High Costs: How Uber has Negatively Impacted Taxi Drivers Around the Nation

By: Carolina Del Campo Member-Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Since the introduction of ride-sharing apps, such as Uber and Lyft, passengers have appreciated the easy, inexpensive mode of transportation that is both user-friendly and at the touch of their fingers. However, what these owners and passengers have failed to consider […]

December 18th, 2018|Business, Employment Law, Financial, Technology|0 Comments

Artificial Intelligence and the Legal Profession: No Longer a Sci-Fi Fantasy

By: Andrew Bratslavsky, Member-Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Imagine the following scenario: Mr. C is a repeat offender, having committed several non-violent petty crimes over his criminal career. One day, Mr. C is arrested yet again, arraigned, and eventually sentenced to 20 years in prison for violating the newly enacted […]

The (Un)Bias in Artificial Intelligence for Hiring Decisions

By: Leah Maurer, Member Candidate, J.D. Candidate, May 2020, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Artificial intelligence (“AI”) is being used more and more frequently by human resource departments and in employment decisions. AI can be involved from the start of finding job applicants and sorting through resumes, to the most recent use of actually conducting job […]

December 11th, 2018|Business, Employment Law, Technology|0 Comments