Underage Drinking & the Law

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

Rhode Island Governor’s son may be charged

The son of Rhode Island’s Governor, 18-year-old Caleb Chafee, allegedly hosted a high school graduation party with alcohol at his family’s Exeter home. State police discovered the party when they … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Prevent Social Hosting: Four steps to enlist your kids

You know how major corporations hire computer hackers? Your teen will become the resident expert on how his friends are able to drink under an adult’s nose.

May 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Charges dropped against Stanford University Prof. Burnett

We wonder, doesn’t District Attorney Stephen M. Wagstaffe owe the Burnetts an apology?

May 18, 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

“Friends’ Parents Can Sway Teens’ Odds for Drinking, Smoking” Medline Plus

This post is a press release from Medline Plus reprinted in full TUESDAY, May 8 (HealthDay News) — Everyone knows teen behavior is highly influenced by their friends, but a … Continue reading

May 10, 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

Enough said

Why Americans have the right to remain silent: This quote from an U of Minnesota student who was arrested as a Social Host twice in one night. “There’s 200 drunk … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Protecting Parents from Prom’s Penalties

Westchester, New York parents, learn what you need to do to protect yourself and your teen-age children from accidentally triggering the Social Host Law on Prom night or any other … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Minors 6-15 served vodka at teen’s birthday party

This is so disturbing. Parents serve vodka to kids as young as 6 at daughter’s 15th birthday party. Rhode Island Dept. of Children, Youth & Families took custody of their … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

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