Please support the Illinois Restaurant Act

By |2021-05-20T01:29:12+00:00May 20th, 2021|Liquor Case Discussion|

ILLINOIS RESTAURANT ACT-HB 2557

This bill creates the Illinois Restaurant Revitalization Fund, a fund in the amount of $20,000,000. This fund will award restaurant revitalization grants to struggling businesses. These include businesses that have not received PPP funding from the federal government and are not publicly traded companies. The money will be used to rehire and […]

Congrats to Julia Momose the Best Hospitality Industry Advocate in Illinois

By |2021-03-17T19:31:27+00:00March 17th, 2021|Liquor Case Discussion|

Congrats to Julia Momose for being named the Best Industry Advocate with her work with Cocktails for Hope.

I am glad to be associated with her and being mentioned in this article with her and our great partner Ian Beacraft.

We have a great leader and look forward to making cocktails-to-go permanent

 

Irish Liquor Lawyer in Wine Searcher

By |2021-02-18T14:43:05+00:00February 18th, 2021|Liquor Case Discussion|

Irish Liquor Lawyer in Wine Searcher

It is a great honor to contribute to Wine Searcher’s article about the recent 8th Circuit decision which upheld Missouri’s discriminatory wine retailer shipping law. I am very disappointed with the result and the judge’s reasoning on the interplay between the Commerce Clause […]

Missouri’s discriminatory wine retailer shipping law upheld by the 8th Circuit

By |2021-02-17T00:19:05+00:00February 17th, 2021|Breaking News, Liquor Case Discussion|

 

Missouri’s discriminatory wine retailer shipping law upheld by the 8th Circuit

The Eight Circuit announced today that Missouri’s wine retailer shipping law, which allows in-state retailers to ship to Missouri residents, but denies this same privilege to out-of-state retailers is constitutional. Sarasota Wine Markets, LLC v. Schmitt, 19-1948 (8th Circuit) Sarasota […]

U.S. Supreme Court denies cert in the retailer wine shipping case

By |2021-01-11T15:37:00+00:00January 11th, 2021|Breaking News, Liquor Case Discussion|

 

U.S. Supreme Court denies cert in the retailer wine shipping case

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court denied cert in Lebamoff v. Whitmer, a case which challenged a Sixth Circuit ruling which held that Michigan’s ban on out-of-state wine retailer shipping was deemed constitutional.

Although the Sixth Circuit’s decision clearly deviates from the legal […]

U.S. Supreme Court distributes Lebamoff for conference

By |2021-01-04T17:00:17+00:00January 4th, 2021|Liquor Case Discussion|

The U.S. Supreme Court distributes Lebamoff  for conference for January 8, 2021. We should know next week whether the Supreme Court will agree to grant cert in Lebamoff, which challenges the 6th Circuit’s ruling that Michigan’s wine retailer shipping law was deemed constitutional.

Originally, the case was set for conference on December 11, 2020, but was rescheduled […]

Is the wine retailer shipping case red hot in Supreme Court circles!

By |2020-12-11T03:40:59+00:00December 11th, 2020|Liquor Case Discussion|

Is the wine retailer shipping case red hot in Supreme Court circles!

Now that the Supreme Court passed Lebamoff v. Whitmer, which pertains to a challenge to Michigan’s discriminatory wine shipping law, down the road to another conference, what are the ramifications?

Is this an intentional act or is the Supreme Court’s […]

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