No. 18-96.

139 S.Ct. 2449 (2019)

TENNESSEE WINE AND SPIRITS RETAILERS ASSOCIATION, Petitioner v. Russell F. THOMAS, Executive Director of the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission, et al.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided June 26, 2019.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Shay Dvoretzky , Washington, DC, for the petitioner.

Solicitor General David L. Franklin for Illinois, et al., as amici curiae, by special leave of the Court, in support of petitioner.

Carter G. Phillips , Washington, DC, for the respondent.

Richard L. Colbert , Kay Griffin, PLLC, Nashville, TN, Benjamin M. Flowers , Jones Day, Columbus, OH, Shay Dvoretzky , Jeffrey R. Johnson , Jones Day, Washington, DC, Amanda K. Rice , Jones Day, Detroit, MI, for petitioner.

William J. Murphy , John J. Connolly , Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Baltimore, MD, Carter G. Phillips , Counsel of Record, Jacqueline G. Cooper , Derek A. Webb , Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, DC, for respondent Tennessee Fine Wines and Spirits, LLC, dba Total Wine Spirits Beer & More.

Anya Bidwell , Institute for Justice, Austin, TX, Dana Berliner , Jeffrey H. Redfern , Institute for Justice, Arlington, VA, Michael E. Bindas , Institute for Justice, Seattle, WA, for respondent Affluere Investments, Inc.

The State of Tennessee imposes demanding durational-residency requirements on all individuals and businesses seeking to obtain or renew a license to operate a liquor store. One provision precludes the renewal of a license unless the applicant has resided in the State for 10


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