Social host liability is created by a statute or case law that imposes liability on social hosts as a result of their serving alcohol to adults or minors. Persons subject to social-host liability in criminal and civil actions are frequently those that provided alcohol to the obviously intoxicated or to minors who subsequently are involved in vehicle crashes or other activities causing death or injury to third parties, but these are not necessary conditions. A social host is most often a private individual who serves alcohol in a non-commercial setting.
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“When women can support themselves, have entry to all the trades and professions, with a house of their own over their heads and a bank account, they will own their bodies and be dictators in the social realm.”
—Elizabeth Cady Stanton (18151902)
“For the shoe pinches, even though it fits perfectly.
Apples were made to be gathered, also the whole host of the worlds ailments and troubles.
There is no time like the present for giving in to this temptation.
Tomorrow youll weep what of it?”
—John Ashbery (b. 1927)