Supreme Court Memento
A-One of a kind Memento from the Supreme Court Oral Argument on December 7, 2004 I attended. This brochure carries the signatures of the critical people involved in the successful litigation of the Granholm v. Heald case, most notably Ken Starr, who led the legal strategy, and Kathleen Sullivan: at the time, Dean of Stanford Law School, who argued the case in front of the Justices. The strategy and efforts of the Coalition for Free Trade resulted in the Supreme Court ruling of May 16, 2005. That ruling successfully opened interstate shipment of wine from producers to consumers in this country.
When I look back on this letter I received from the President of Moët Hennessy, Christophe Navarre where he speaks highly of the job, we had done for Clicquot USA at the time in California. A year later they would fire us. I now can appreciate the irony of it all. Read about it in the excerpt from my book; Clicquot; The Earthquake Hits California. Life can be strange at times.