Can dram shop laws impose criminal responsibility upon a corporate owned bar or tavern or its employees?

Alcohol related incidence. When does the civil justice system apply? When does the criminal justice system get involved? The criminal justice system can absolutely regulate bars and if bars sell to somebody they know is a minor that can be a criminal charge against the actual bar tender. If it’s repeated it is something that the state regulatory agencies can use, take action and can actually pull a bar’s licence. Let me tell you this though, in my entire career I have never heard of a bar getting their licence pulled, ever.

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