Sharing the Skies: The Legal State of “Flight-Sharing” After Flytenow and Current Regulatory Issues with Lyfting the Sharing Economy Off the Ground

By Alexander P. Cohen Abstract “Uber in the sky,” while catchy, does not accurately capture the business models of Flytenow and AirPooler. Instead, pilots would post to an online bulletin board on a semiprivate website, members would decide which flight to join based...

Mixed-Motive Mix-Up—Non-Prevailing Party Attorney’s Fees Under Texas Antidiscrimination Law “Up in the Air” After Fifth Circuit’s Peterson v. Bell Helicopter

By Alexander P. Cohen Abstract Although the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act (TCHRA) was modeled after Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the Fifth Circuit made an “Erie guess” as to whether a plaintiff who fails to achieve any affirmative...