As the spring approaches, local bars and nightclubs, especially in the New York City area, are flooded with tourists and many college students on vacation. Consequentially, these places of business are overcrowded and filled with patrons under the influence. The combination often leads to fights. But is that the owners fault?
The opinion of New York residents is split; some say that it is not the owner’s fault that these kids get drunk and get into altercations, while other residents say the owner is to blame. But what does the law say?