Byrd v. Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association

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WSWA’s nemesis Alex Tanford interviews with Irish Liquor Lawyer about Byrd and challenging the system and the potential of legal upheaval.

By |2020-04-13T20:44:34+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Breaking News, Liquor Case Discussion|

Introduction

A couple of weeks ago, I spoke to Professor Alex Tanford, who clearly is on the opposite side of WSWA. Professor Tanford successfully argued the Granholm case at the U.S. Supreme Court, which overturned New York and Michigan’s laws that restricted out-of-state wineries from shipping into their states.

After posting the WSWA press release […]

WSWA files amicus brief in Supreme Court case: read press release below

By |2020-04-13T20:44:34+00:00November 20th, 2018|Breaking News, Liquor Case Discussion|

Three-Tier System and State Authority to Regulate Alcohol are Supported by Twenty-First Amendment and Prior Supreme Court Cases, WSWA Notes in Amicus Filing

Association Files Brief in Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Clayton Byrd, Et Al.

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The U.S. Supreme Court has long-upheld that the Twenty-first Amendment provides […]

Will Byrd actually tackle the most important constitutional issue?

By |2020-04-13T20:45:24+00:00October 15th, 2018|Liquor Case Discussion|

The conventional wisdom is that the Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Byrd (Byrd) case would decide the most important constitutional issue facing the liquor world, whether Granholm extends to retailers.

The U.S. Supreme Court granted cert and should decide whether out-of-state retailers can ship into a state, or whether the states have complete power […]

Speed is important but accuracy is paramount: How I dealt with the Byrd Supreme Court cert. issue

By |2020-04-13T21:10:22+00:00September 28th, 2018|Liquor Case Discussion|

Here is an explanation on my adventures with the United States Supreme Court yesterday. I posted yesterday around 1:30pm that the court granted cert in the Byrd v. Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers case. Around 2:30pm I had to repost on my blog that the link to the page that granted cert disappeared, mysteriously. Here […]

Update from the Supreme Court about Byrd case

By |2020-04-13T20:45:24+00:00September 27th, 2018|Breaking News, Liquor Case Discussion|

Earlier today the Supreme Court posted on their website that they granted to Cert to hear the Byrd v. Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers case. This case has huge implications on the liquor as the Supreme Court could be deciding whether Granholm extends to retailers or whether it is limited to manufacturers.

Even though two other sources, […]