Ride-Sharing

The Arizona Supreme Court upheld Phoenix’s ordinance imposing trip fees on commercial ground transportation providers like Uber and Lyft who take passengers to and from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, finding the ordinance is constitutional because paying fees to use airport property for commercial purposes is not transaction-based.

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Photography and Harassment

A resident of Bloomington, Minnesota, who describes herself as a “point person for delivering neighborhood concerns” to officials lost her suit challenging the city’s child photography ordinance and the state’s harassment statute in federal court. The woman was interviewed by police after she was reported for photographing children — who attend a charter school within an Islamic center — during their recess in a public park.

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