Hiding is Dropping the ball

This case was recently decided by the Superior Court of New Jersey (Appellate Division). The petitioner, Fayette Fair Trade, Inc. (“Fayette”), which is wholly-owned by a shareholder, Rosario, appealed from a final determination of the Director of the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (“ABC”) suspending its license based on a finding of an undisclosed business [...]

Good (and bad) things come in small packages

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued this opinion yesterday. The case involves a retail novelty store, Dr. John’s, that sells a “range” of adult products. When the City of Roy (Utah) insisted that Dr. John’s submit to its sexually oriented business (SOB) licensing scheme, Dr. John’s launched a comprehensive challenge to the city’s SOB [...]