Out-of-State Wine Seller Defeats Illinois Liquor Law

In a victory for out-of-state alcohol sellers, the Seventh Circuit said Wednesday an Illinois law prohibiting those retailers from shipping liquor to in-state consumers “smacks of protectionism” and may not be lawful under the constitutional amendment that repealed Prohibition.

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Sexual Harassment

The Seventh Circuit this week reversed a ruling for Stryker Sales Corp. in a retaliation suit from an employee who says she was fired for complaining about a manager who sexually harassed another employee, because the court did not give the employee all reasonable inferences in her favor regarding the link between her harassment complaint and the decision to fire her.

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