Underage Drinking & the Law

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

Digging Deeper: RI Social Host Law

This is one of our all-timeĀ favoriteĀ videos on the topic of Social Host Laws and Ordinances. Rhode Island Defense Attorney James Powderly gives an elegantly simple explanation of what you need … Continue reading

October 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

If the Police Chief’s daughter can get him in hot water…

The predicament is that innocence is unimportant when a broad Social Host Law is on the books. You are damned if you do and damned if you don’t call the police for help.
However, once the police arrive, the game of Who’s-the-Social-Host begins: you or your child. We must assume that as police chief, Esserman knew all sides of this dilemma.

June 17, 2011 · 1 Comment

If the police chief doesn’t know what to do…

…how is the average parent expected to do the right thing? The story of Providence Police Chief Col. Dean Esserman and the graduation party he supervised this weekend is — … Continue reading

June 13, 2011 · 2 Comments

An effective “new” tactic in the war on underage drinking

One of the “most effective” and interesting tactics in the war on underage drinking isn’t the recent Social Host Law but one that harkens back to our non-digital age…it’s a big wake-up call for parents who suspect their child is in trouble but have no proof.

May 10, 2011 · Leave a comment

Why should facts get in the way?

You can hear the confusion in his voice when 20-year-old Jesse Poznanski tells the news cameras about the flash mob that overwhelmed the Rhode Island motel he manages. “All of … Continue reading

April 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

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