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SCV: VABC statute doesn’t authorize applicant searches (access required)

The Departmet was justified in terminating an agent’s employment after he searched the business office of a license applicant without her consent or a warrant. Background Linda K. Swim applied to Appellee Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control for an alcohol license for her restaurant, the Bent Mountain Bistro. Appellant Nathan Osburn was one of the ABC ...