Administrative Law Section

This section provides members with opportunities to exchange information with other practitioners regarding administrative law. The section produces annual CLE programming and news to the members.

Grimmett Law Firm, PLLC
315 Deaderick St Ste 1210
Nashville, TN 37238
Immediate Past Chair
Frost Brown Todd LLC
150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900
Nashville, TN 37201
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
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Nashville, TN 37219

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling that Strikes Down Residency Requirement for Liquor Store Owners

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit this week upheld a lower court ruling that found Tennessee's residency requirements for liquor store owners are unconstitutional. State law required a liquor store owner to live in Tennessee for at least two years before being able to apply for a liquor store license, and for 10 years in order to renew one.
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ABA Delegates OK Draft of Uniform Law on Virtual Currency

Delegates meeting at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Vancouver approved a draft uniform law regarding virtual currency businesses, the ABA Journal reports. Many involved with cryptocurrency “are not enamored much in the way of regulation,” according to Fred Miller, the chair of the committee at the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws that drafted the legislation. He says, however, that there is near unanimity from advocates, business people and lawyers regarding the need for this type of legislation. “We wanted to allow some regulation and allow some experimentation and innovation as well."

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