Underage Drinking & the Law

What parents need to know now about the new Social Host Laws

College Girls, Bottled Water and the Emerging American Police State

John Whitehead is a constitutional attorney and author who runs the Rutherford Institute, which describes itself as “a civil liberties organization that provides free legal services to people whose constitutional … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Judge rules RI underage drinking law is constitutional: Serra found guilty

Update filed January 14, 2013 at 4:30 pm EST In Rhode Island Fourth District Court this afternoon, Judge Mary McCaffrey ruled that Rhode Island’s Social Host Law is constitutional and … Continue reading

January 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Need Your Thoughts on Party for Soldier Headed to Afghanistan

This article by  Olga Enger is reprinted in full from today’s MiddletownPatch without editing. We want to know what you think given this scenario. Couple Cited for Serving Underage Guests at Farewell … Continue reading

June 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

It started on Halloween…but the nightmare won’t end with jail

In a landmark Social Host Law case, single mom Tiffany Clark has been found guilty of furnishing* alcohol to minors, sentenced with the most extreme penalties we’ve recorded to date and separated … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hunting Parties

Using military tactics, elite squads patrol the streets of U.S. towns on the lookout for…What? Terrorists? Meth labs? No, teen parties.

May 4, 2012 · 2 Comments

Three kinds of lies

We think MADD is pointing in the wrong direction when they demonize parents for giving alcohol to their own children. While MADD announces 26 percent of teens get their alcohol from parents and family members, the true number is only 6.8 percent and it’s legal in most states.

April 30, 2012 · 2 Comments

Sharing what’s new on SocialHostLaw.com

There’s lots of helpful new information now available for parents of 12-21 year old children. In addition to posts sharing the latest news, we’re continuing to add useful data and … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bravo Robert Wagner of Blakeley Township, MN

Robert Wagner, a Blakeley Town Board Supervisor in Blakeley Township, Minnesota (and not the Hollywood star), gets to the heart of the problem with the local Social Host Law in Scott … Continue reading

March 26, 2012 · 3 Comments

“Project X” or bigger picture?

Police blame the film “Project X” for a recent rash of teen party break-ins across the country but teens came up with it first.

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

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