Antitrust Law Daily Wrap Up, FRANCHISING & DISTRIBUTION—S.D. Cal.: Pre-enforcement review denied for California’s independent contractor statute, (Jan 14, 2022)

By Thomas K. Lauletta, J.D.

The court lacked jurisdiction because the plaintiffs’ claims were not ripe under Article III and failed the prudential component of the ripeness doctrine.

The district court in San Diego, California refused to provide a pre-enforcement review of California’s statute setting standards to classify workers as ...