Bacchus Imports v. Dias

Allan Scott Haley

Case Conclusion Date:September 30, 1987

Practice Area:Constitutional

Outcome:Secured refunds of taxes after remand

Description:Discriminatory Hawaii liquor tax held unconstitutional by U. S. Supreme Court, reversing adverse ruling by Hawaii Supreme Court; case began series of rulings holding unconstitutional state laws discriminating against out-of-state liquor products despite 21st Amendment