Michigan utilizes 21st Amendment Enforcement Act against two out-of-state retailers
Back in July Ohio became the first state to utilize the 21st Amendment Enforcement Act against out-of-state retailers shipping wine into the state.
Three months later, Michigan filed suit against two entities, the state seeks a preliminary and permanent injunction pursuant to the 21st […]
Things are getting interesting! U.S. Supreme Court request state file a response in the 6th Circuit Wine Shipping Case
Today the United States Supreme Court requested a response from the State of Michigan and the Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers to a cert petition filed in the Lebamoff v. Whitmer case.
In Lebamoff the 6th Circuit held that a discriminatory Michigan wine retailer shipping law, which allowed in-state retailers to sell to Michigan consumers, while […]
Tom Terrific’s 300th Victory
Irish Liquor Lawyer pays tribute to baseball great and wine maker Tom Seaver. Although he is a Met great and their best, I will always remember him for winning his 300th game with the White Sox and beating the Cubs with the Miracle Mets in 1969.
Further, Mr. Seaver […]
Happy 3rd birthday to the mascot of Irish Liquor Lawyer. In action with Dad’s Amicus Brief in hand and a Dinosaur tattoo on his arm!
Irish Liquor Lawyer files his first ever U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief in the Lebamoff v. Whitmer, wine shipping from the […]
Today I have been officially admitted as a member of the U.S. Supreme Court bar. Two years ago I never would have thought my path would take me here. But you never know where life takes you! Kind of cool being part of this group!
Today a lawsuit was filed against Ohio, Ohio Wine Shipping Lawsuit, based on its wine retailer shipping law, which allows in-state retailers to ship to Ohio consumers, but denies this privilege to out-of-state retailers.
This suit is based on Ohio’s law violating the Commerce Clause’s Non-Discrimination principle.
It was only recently the State of Ohio announced […]
Today, a Cert petition was filed with the U.S. Supreme Court requesting they hear an appeal on the 6th Circuit’s decision in Lebamoff v. Snyder. The 6th Circuit upheld Michigan’s out-of-state wine retailer shipping ban by reversing a District Court’s decision, which held that Michigan’s law violated the Commerce Clause’s nondiscrimination principle.
Cocktails-For-Hope was nominated for a Time In Award by Time Out Chicago. The award recognizes Chicago organizations that by their hard work and creativity helped make a difference in the hospitality community during quarantine time.
Cocktails-For-Hope is a grassroots effort started in Mid-March to bring cocktails-to-go to help the struggling hospitality community in Chicago […]