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Monthly Archives: July 2014

In the final part of our series on Dram Shop Claims in North Carolina, Richard Pinto and co-author David G Harris provide a recommendation on a Pattern Jury Instruction that would remedy the inconsistencies among current patter Jury Instructions involving Dram Shop Claims. We encourage you to read Parts 1,2, and 3. Recommendation Neither of...

In the 3rd of our 4-part series of posts from a paper written by Richard Pinto and co-author David G. Harris, the authors discuss Pattern Jury Instructions in North Carolina Dram Shop Claims. We encourage you to read Parts 1 and 2. Pattern Jury Instructions Law The confusion left in the wake of the Hutchens,...

In Part 2 of our series on Dram Shop Claims in North Carolina, ¬†Richard Pinto and David G. Harris continue detailing the history of Dram Shop Claims and discuss the present, and confusing, status of Dram Shop law. We encourage you to read Part 1. Statutory and Case Law, continued… After recognizing a ‚Äúcommon law...

Richard Pinto, along with co-author David G. Harris, has written a paper discussing the sometimes-murky legal issues involving claims made against alcohol retailers in North Carolina, commonly referred to as Dram Shop Claims. Over the next several posts on this blog, we will detail the history and current law involving Dram Shop actions, discuss jury...


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