- Professor John Nagle, Notre Dame Law
Do state laws banning surcharging credit card transactions violate the First Amendment? A case before the Supreme Court, Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman, will consider whether these laws unconstitutionally restrict speech communicating price information or whether they simply regulate economic activity. Jeffrey Harris, Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, discusses the case. The Supreme Court will hear oral argument on January 10, 2017.
The “Sharing Economy” is a complex phenomenon that has disrupted industries and transformed how we live and work, but experts can’t even agree on what to call it. Lawyers, public policy experts, academics and workers weigh in to define this dynamic phenomenon and to discuss legal and regulatory issues that emerge as these platforms play an increasingly role in our society.