9th Circuit Denies Liquor Franchise’s Appeal Of Pricing Bill

Mealey's (May 13, 2016, 1:56 PM EDT) -- SEATTLE — A Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on May 12 affirmed denial of a Montana liquor franchise’s motion for a preliminary injunction to halt enforcement of Montana Senate Bill 193 (LL Liquor Inc. v. State of Montana, et al., No. 15-35777, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 8750).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #98-160614-009Z.)

The three-judge panel denied LL Liquor Inc.’s motion for preliminary injunction to halt enforcement of S.B. 193, which it claimed violates the contract clauses of the Montana and U.S. constitutions....
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