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Driverless Dilemma: Are We Lab Rats? Without Legal Recourse in the Experiment of Autonomous Driving?

In the maze of today’s technological advancements, our society is standing at a crossroads where progress meets safety. The intricate web of autonomous driving technology and legislative accountability is unraveling in front...more

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US Space Force announces "Commercial Space Strategy" to increase competitive advantage

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At the 39TH Space Symposium in Colorado Springs on April 10TH, Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman announced the US Space Force’s (USSF) blueprint for integrating private-sector capabilities. This blueprint, dubbed...more

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Cozen Cities - April 10, 2024

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CHICAGO — Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Plan to Make Chicago Quantum Technology Capital- Illinois Governor JB Pritzker announced a plan to make Chicago a quantum technology capital at M-Hub, a business incubator on Chicago’s...more

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Part II, Baltimore's Key Bridge Collapsed: What Happens Next?

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The second installment in our Baltimore Key Bridge collapse series examines the court proceedings that have begun to determine the liability incurred. The M/V Dali—which lost power just after midnight on March 26, 2024,...more

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39th Space Symposium – Space Law Track

The 39th Space Symposium legal track produced several thought-provoking topics from both government and industry speakers. Where can government and industry improve in the business cycle leading to space? Whether defense...more

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Charging Ahead: Top Issues and Opportunities Facing the EV Industry

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Electric vehicles (EVs) will make up a significant portion of new light-duty personal vehicles sold over the next decade. Despite recent media coverage depicting EVs as floundering novelties akin to the Bricklin or DeLorean,...more

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Texas AG Announces Investigation Into Boeing Supplier

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Texas Attorney General (AG) Ken Paxton has announced an investigation into Boeing supplier, Spirit Aerosystems, for alleged manufacturing defects, which are believed to have caused various “concerning incidents, some of which...more

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The D.C. Circuit Affirms EPA’s Reinstatement of California’s Authority to Set Auto Emissions Limits; Don’t Get Too Excited About...

On Tuesday, in Ohio v. EPA, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals denied several challenges to EPA’s decision to restore California’s authority under § 209(b) of the Clean Air Act to regulate emissions from motor vehicles. It’s...more

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A Rule 4 Service Drama: all FedEx, DHL and UPS Delivery Modes are not Created Equal

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A counterclaim plaintiff’s claims in a complex trade secret action involving the development of cell-cultured human milk suffered a rather pedestrian fate given the important technological stakes. The counterclaim defendants...more

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EPA Finalizes New Emission Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") finalized the strictest-ever emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles. On March 29, 2024, EPA announced new emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles for model years 2027...more

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Driving Change: CARB’s Impacts and Adaptations by Fleet Managers

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Environmental regulations, including those under the California Air Resources Board’s (“CARB”) jurisdiction, present a complex compliance challenge for vehicle fleet managers and operations departments across the country....more

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Driving Change: Scaling Up EVs in the U.S.

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We are pleased to publish our latest white paper, entitled Driving Change: Scaling Up EVs in the U.S." The report highlights the challenges of expanding electric vehicles (EVs) and EV battery manufacturing in the U.S....more

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Interstate Commerce And The Motor Carrier Exemption: The Doctrine Of Practical Continuity

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I am a big student of the FLSA motor carrier exemption and have handled many such cases. I often find that a big obstacle for the employer claiming the exemption is to prove that the drivers are engaged in “interstate...more

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Reminders for Risk Teams in the Wake of the Tragic Baltimore Bridge Collapse

On Tuesday, March 26th, Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapsed after being hit by a container cargo ship, which had lost power shortly before impact and made a mayday call. Most importantly, the devastating loss of...more

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Foley Automotive Update - April 2024

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This update helps automotive suppliers inform their legal and operational decisions to help address challenges and opportunities. Key Developments - Foley & Lardner LLP partner Nicholas Ellis is quoted in the Supply...more

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Texas AG Investigation into Boeing Parts Supplier Takes Flight

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Texas AG Ken Paxton has opened an investigation into Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc., which manufactures and supplies fuselages for Boeing’s 737 jets, over the reported manufacturing defects associated with recent incidents...more

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IRS Rules that Income Attributable to Electric Vehicle Charging Stations is Qualifying Income for REITs

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As the electric vehicle (“EV”) market gains traction, real estate investment trusts (“REITs”) appear to be stepping in to alleviate a common concern of current and potential EV drivers: Where will I charge? With the demand...more

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New Federal Program Provides Grants for Eligible P3 Transportation Projects

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The Build America Bureau (Bureau) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) released on March 11, 2024, a Notice of Funding Opportunity for the new Innovative Finance and Asset Concession Grant Program (IFACGP)....more

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Exploring Challenges and Opportunities Within the EV Infrastructure Sector With Kerri Stewart - TAG Infrastructure Talks Podcast

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In this month’s episode of the TAG Infrastructure Talks, host Alan Poole sits down with Kerri Stewart, chief strategy officer of Miller Electric, to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the electronic vehicle (EV)...more

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Governor Murphy Proposes Corporate Transit Fee: What You Need to Know

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Governor Phil Murphy’s recent budget address included a significant proposal: a corporate transit fee targeting large corporations. This proposal aims to address transportation infrastructure challenges and diversify funding...more

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Looking Back and Looking Forward: What Has Happened in the Year Since the East Palestine Train Derailment

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In the year since the East Palestine train derailment, rail safety has been a hot button issue in the United States. After the East Palestine derailment dominated news headlines in late February and March of 2023, there...more

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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Holding CMV Drivers Accountable

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Big changes are in store for commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders who test positive for drugs or alcohol. In October 2021, FMCSA issued a final rule aimed to improve highway safety. Under the rule, CDL holders with drug...more

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Grant Funding Announced for Rural Transit, Other Projects through U.S. Department of Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently announced the availability of billions of dollars in grant funds for infrastructure and transportation projects, including over $700 million allocated to the Rural Surface...more

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New York Note – Congestion Pricing, State Budget Delayed, City Budget Hearings

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Congestion Pricing Rules Finalized by MTA- Last Wednesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Board approved final rules for the city’s Central Business District (CBD) tolling program, with a vote of 11-1. The...more

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Indiana DOT Announces First Round of Awards to Expand Electric Vehicle Charging Network

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The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced a first round of 39 awards for its Charging the Crossroads program on March 28, 2024. The program utilizes funding under the National Electrical Vehicle...more

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