Indiana Wins Alcohol Regulation Case, U.S. Supreme Court Denies Cert in Baude v. Heath

The U.S. Supreme Court decided Granholm v. Heald, a case concerning the direct shipping of wine shipping in 2005. The Court ruled that a state could not prohibit out-of-state wineries from shipping directly to citizens while allowing in-state wineries to do so. The Supreme Court then denied cert on the Brooks v. Vassar case in…Read More

Very Interesting Case dismisses Challenges to Louisiana Alcohol Laws

In what may be the textbook case of how state alcohol regulators and attorney generals can best fight challenges to their alcohol laws, the LA Court of Appeals dismissed a challenge in Jungles v. Painter.  A copy of this opinion can be found here.  This decision contains much defense of the 21st Amendment and the…Read More