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February 15, 2017

Liquor License Rules Allowing Unlimited Searches Unconstitutional, But Liquor Store Still Penalized

Cook County Record

An Illinois appeals court upheld a Cook County judge's ruling that the city of Chicago does not have constitutional authority to conduct unlimited searches of liquor establishments. Attorney Hart Passman weighed in on the decision.

"Certainly, it's going to affect how municipalities regulate liquor sellers," said Mr. Passman. "What remains to be seen is how much broader this might affect other licensed city areas. We're encouraging our municipal clients to look at this case."

READ: Liquor License Rules Allowing Unlimited Searches Unconstitutional, But Liquor Store Still Penalized

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