Very disappointing but not surprising decision from 4th Circuit today ruling against the state on the Maryland laws on price posting , price holdand quantity discount ban. This decision seemed to be a certainty when an entire new panel of 4th Circuit judges came out for oral argument. Personally, I think the court just wanted to…Read More
I am not sure how long this order-of-dismissal will stand but apparently a judge in South Carolina decided that the laws against minor’s possesion of alcohol or consuming alcohol are unconsititutional. This will go to a higher court for a second opinion. Here is an article about this decision.
A very impressive win for New York today as the Second Circuit rejected a challenge by an out-of-state retailer seeking to sell to NY consumer. In a strong opinion by Circuit Judge Wesley and a very informational concurrence by Circuit Judge Calabresi, the Second Circuit rejected the claims of the plaintiff. The decision notes that…Read More