Most states make it a crime topurchase alcohol for a minor,

Most states make it a crime topurchase alcohol for a minor, sometimes called the shoulder tap crime, based onthe typical manner a request by a minor for an adult to buy alcohol occurs.These crimes generally do not require proof that the defendant knew the personwas underage.· Should the same strict liability apply to a host of a party thatis attended by both adults and minors, where alcohol at the private party isfurnished to both?· Should a host be able to offer evidence that he reasonablybelieved the minor was old enough to drink?· Would it help your case if the jurisdiction made such a defenseavailable to bars and liquor stores that required buyers to provide proof of age?Use thefollowing case to help guide your analysis:http://www.justia.com/criminal/docs/calcrim/2900/2964.html, notethe case In re Jennings, 95 P.3d 906 (Cal. 2004).Your analysis should be aminimum of two pages, including a minimus of two references.

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