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Fall 2022

Course Description
Survey of beverage alcohol and governance of all 3 tiers of the beverage alcohol industry in conjunction with various state and federal alcoholic beverage statutory schemes, promulgated rules and decisional case law.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-22-2022 - 11-30-2022   R  5:30 PM-7:20 PM F109

Course Frequency
Occasional course offering

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite: There are no course pre-requisites, but it will be helpful to have background knowledge of business entity structures.
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: There will be one final exam, cumulative in nature to include essay/short answer questions.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
  • Textbook Name: Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Recommended
    Author: Daniel Okrent
    Publisher: Scribner Book Company
    ISBN: 9780743277044
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Please read the attached Syllabus. The First Class Assignment is the reading under Section I (Temperance Movement, Prohibition/Eighteenth Amendment & The Twenty First Amendment and Introductory discussion of the three-tier alcohol regulatory system). In addition, all students are required, to sign up for my hospitality blog, found at and to read each blog article published in 2022 for the 1st class meeting. Also you are encouraged to read as many of the other blog articles published. Thank you.

    The course reading material is available for purchase at UM Copy Center, Room B207, located in the UM Law Library. It is mandatory that each student acquire and bring the reading material to class.

    UM Syllabus for Fall 2022.pdf