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In the case Bad Frog Brewery, Inc v. New York State Liquor Authority, who wins and why?

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Article VI of the Constitution of the United States is very clear in declaring that the Constitution is the supreme law of the land and that no state law can usurp it. That language reads as follows:

This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any state to the Contrary notwithstanding. (Emphasis added)

When the New York State Liquor Authority (NYSLA) ruled that the label on bottles of Bad Frog beer, which features a cartoon frog making what can only be interpreted as an obscene gesture, contravened local decency standards, it tread a little too heavily on the rights of the private sector to express itself. The Liquor Authority deemed the label offensive and inappropriate for a commercially sold item—an item sold in...

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