Archives for September 2013

State of Missouri Wins Challenge to State Alcohol Laws at 8th Circuit.

Today the 8th Circuit released its judgment and opinion in the Southern Wine and Spirits challenge to Missouri’s alcohol code.    In its opinion, the court upheld the decision of district court Judge Nanette K. Laughrey.   The 8th Circuit dismissed the Commerce Clause and Equal Protection challenges to Missouri law.   The 8th Circuit joins the 2nd, 4th…Read More

Center for Alcohol Policy Legal Symposium in Washington, D.C. Oct 24 and 25

The 6th annual Center for Alcohol Policy Legal Symposium will start with a reception Wednesday, October 23rd, go all day the 24th and end at noon on Friday the 25th. This year’s keynote address will be given by Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.    In addition to the keynote address there will be a wide variety…Read More

Justice Department Files Tunney Act Responses

Five entities, including NBWA, filed comments with the Justice Department during the open Tunney Act notice period.  The Justice Department noted and responded to these comments in its filing this week and urged approval of the ABI-Modelo deal.  A copy of their response is here.     A copy of the NBWA comments can be found here.   In response to…Read More