The Legalities of Hosting a Drink Event

Lawyers and event planners share tips for reducing the risk of alcohol-related accidents and limiting liability Source: https://daily.sevenfifty.com/ Melanie Young November 29, 2018 It’s an event producer’s nightmare: A guest leaves the event intoxicated, has an accident, and injures someone. Even though the guest left the premises, under the particular state’s dram shop law, the…

Court Decision Crucial for Wine Shipping (Additional Coverage)

All eyes will turn to the Supreme Court in January Interstate retail could become a little easier after a landmark decision in a US court this week. Source: https://www.wine-searcher.com/ By W. Blake Gray 01-Dec-2018 The looming Supreme Court wine showdown became more likely to have sweeping national impact on direct shipping, thanks to an important…

State may look at spread of video gambling

By Benjamin Yount | Illinois News Network Nov 26, 2018 Andrea Delbo | Shutterstock.com Video poker machines are more prevalent and profitable than ever before, according to a new state report. That has some lawmakers and local leaders looking to do something about them. The video gambling report comes as lawmakers consider the largest expansion…

Fourteen Briefs Filed in Support of Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association’s Appeal to the Supreme Court

Source: http://alcohollawreview.com/ November 21, 2018 Petitioner side briefing is complete in support of the Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers (Tennessee Retailers) Association’s appeal before the Supreme Court of the United States. The primary brief was filed by the Jones Day law firm on behalf of the Tennessee Retailers. This legal brief highlights the errors made…