Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Blair

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Tennessee Wine Case: Will the Supreme Court take the Checkerboard Challenge?

By |2020-04-13T21:10:22+00:00January 20th, 2019|Liquor Case Discussion|

 

The Supreme Court oral arguments have passed and the liquor community looks at the argument the same way a fan looks at a draw in a big soccer game. There is a big buildup to the game, we don’t know what the impact will be, we go to oral argument and go away not unhappy […]

Live from DC: Thoughts from Tennessee Wine Supreme Court oral argument

By |2020-04-13T21:11:03+00:00January 16th, 2019|Liquor Case Discussion|

Irish Liquor Lawyer is at the Supreme Court today to report live on the Tennessee Wine Supreme Court oral argument.

Here are my observations from oral argument. The Court was not entirely convinced that the 21st Amendment protects state laws from dormant commerce clause challenges especially when laws are protectionist. 2. Tennessee did not provide a […]

A checklist for the Tennessee Wine Supreme Court oral argument

By |2020-04-13T20:45:04+00:00January 14th, 2019|Liquor Case Discussion|

Handicapping what the Supreme Court will focus on in oral argument is very difficult. Especially since the oral argument only last for one hour. I listed 9 issues that may be the focus of the oral argument.

Some of the listed issues the Court will definitely focus on and others are more obscure and may or […]

Will the Roberts Court stand down on the Tennessee Wine Case?

By |2020-04-13T20:45:24+00:00December 31st, 2018|Liquor Case Discussion|

As the liquor industry anticipates a groundbreaking decision in the Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Blair (Tennessee Wine) case, the Supreme Court has the option to render a decision and yet at the same time defer making any groundbreaking legal precedent. To all us legal geeks out there, it is a disappointing option […]

Irish Liquor Lawyer to cover the Tennessee Wine case at the U.S. Supreme Court

By |2018-12-29T12:51:28+00:00December 29th, 2018|Breaking News, Liquor Case Discussion|

Great News, Irish Liquor Lawyer, Sean O’Leary, was granted credentials to cover the oral argument for the Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Blair case at the U.S. Supreme Court. I will be reporting live from the Supreme Court on January 16th on this groundbreaking liquor case!