Supreme Court Case: US V. Park

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The Supreme Court ruled the case U.S. v. Park guilty of unsanitary conditions which violated the FDAC (Jennings, 2010). According to Open Jurist (n.d.), however, the Court of Appeals found Park not guilty, based on the case the U.S. v. Dotterweich. The reasoning behind the Court of Appeals concludes that although Park was the President and CEO of ACME Markets, Inc., he did not take part directly of the conditions from the employees (Jennings, 2010). Although, Mr. Park was the chief executive officer, the courts ruled due to the position, conviction cannot be based merely on that purpose alone (“Open Jurist,” n.d.). Mr. Park ultimately stated he did nothing wrong; therefore, the company faced litigations against the rodent infested warehouse
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