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Lebamoff Enterprises Inc. v. Whitmer

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-47 6th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether a state liquor law that allows in-state retailers to ship wine directly to consumers, but prohibits out-of-state retailers from doing so, is invalid under the nondiscrimination principle of the commerce clause or is a valid exercise of the state’s 21st amendment authority to regulate the sale of alcoholic beverages within its borders.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 17 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 19, 2020)
Jul 23 2020Waiver of right of respondents Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Attorney General Dana Nessel, and MLCC Chairperson Pat Gagliard to respond filed.
Jul 23 2020Waiver of right of respondent Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association to respond filed.
Jul 29 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
Aug 18 2020Brief amici curiae of 23 Wine Consumers filed. (Distributed)
Aug 18 2020Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Wine Retailers filed. (Distributed)
Sep 09 2020Response Requested. (Due October 9, 2020)
Sep 14 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 9, 2020 to November 9, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 15 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 9, 2020.
Sep 17 2020Motion of respondent Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers to extend the time to file a response from October 9, 2020 to November 9, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 18 2020Motion of respondent Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 9, 2020, for all respondents.
 
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