En Banc Panel Upholds California Tied House Law Against First Amendment Challenge

In a 10-1 decision, an en banc panel of the 9th Circuit overruled a previous three judge decision of the Ninth Circuit and reinstated a district court decision that upheld a California alcohol law regulating the payment¬†between suppliers/wholesalers and retailers. In the opinion authored by Judge Paez the opinion noted that the¬†Supreme Court’s Central Hudson…Read More