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Constitutional Law Keyed to Chemerinsky
Tennessee wine and spirits retailers association v. Thomas
Citation:139 S. Ct. 2449 (2019)
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No person or business may lawfully sell alcohol in Tennessee without first obtaining a retail license, which requires the person or business to demonstrate that he or she has resided in Tennessee for at least two years. The Court of Appeals struck down two provisions. One provision provides that a person may not renew a license unless the applicant has resided in the State for 10 consecutive years. Another requires all corporate stockholders to be residents of the State to obtain a license. The Sixth Circuit also struck down the 2-year residency requirement.
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