Judge OKs state liquor control act
A law that bars out-of-state retailers from selling liquor directly to Illinois consumers does not run afoul of the U.S. Constitution, a federal judge ruled.In a written opinion last week, U.S. District Judge Samuel Der-Yeghiayan rejected the argument that the Illinois Liquor Control Act of 1934 gives in-state retailers an unfair advantage over their out-of-state competitors in violation of the commerce clause.Der-Yeghiayan …
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