Posts Tagged ‘Washington State’

May 13, 2006

Getting Clarity on Wine Laws

A critical ruling handed down in Washington State by U.S. District Court Judge Marsha Pechman is being appealed by the State. This is good. But there’s also another interesting nugget in this development in what is known as the "Costco Case." First the good. An article reports: "In its appeal, the state will argue that the judge erred when she ruled that federal antitrust laws take precedence over the state’s right to regulate alcohol. The 21st Amendment, passed in 1933,…