Alcohol law

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Alcohol law are different depending on the nation. In the United States, liquor is legal subject to age and behavioral restrictions. The ability to consume liquor concerns privacy, liberty, and safety. For instance, the safety of a pedestrian who may become injured is related to the behavior of a drunk driver.

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Olmstead v. United States (1928) is a major Supreme Court case related to the 4th Amendment (privacy) to the US Constitution at a time when alcohol consumption was prohibited by the 18th Amendment in 1919. Jeffrey Rosen has argued that in the late 1700s, the Framers hadn't written a Constitution that took into consideration the advances of the digital age such as telephone wiretapping, GPS monitoring, and storage of private information in the digital cloud.[1]

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