Essay on Week 3- Legal, Political, Ethics Dim of Business

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1. What is the most “jealously” protected kind of speech, according to the court in this case? (3 points) Free speech 2. What court decided the case in the assignment? (2 points) Supreme Court 3. Briefly – state the facts of this case, using the information found in the case in LexisNexis. (5 points) The plaintiff and several other bridal photographs were published in a newspaper. The radio show decided to have an “Ugliest Bride” contest and made some derogatory comments about the plaintiff and her appearance. The radio show allowed the public to call and make comments about her as well. In addition, they release her full name and other personal information, which was heard by her and her co-workers. The plaintiff proceeded to…show more content…
LEXIS 13888. b. the name of the court which decided the case (3 points) New York Supreme Court c. the year of the decision (2 points) 1998 d. the facts of the case (5 points) Champion Paper Company, Inc. filed a case against Burns Brothers Contractors, Inc. and one of Champion’s former employees for interfering with bids/contracts, confiscating confidential information, and interfering with business affairs. Burns was not happy about bidding on multiple contracts and only receiving one contract. Burns recruited Anderson from Champion to work for him and he took confidential files from Champion to help Burns secure bids and contracts. e. the issue of the case (5 points) “The instant action sought damages and injunctive relief by alleging, inter alia, that defendants had maliciously conspired to interfere with plaintiff's contracts and had misappropriated confidential information.” f. the “decision” of the case (5 points) The case was dismissed. g. for what principle of law was the Esposito case used (cited for) in the case? (5 points) The Esposito case was used or cited in this case due to having the same issues with trying to determine whether there is sufficient evidence available and if the complaint would survive a motion to pursuant to CLPR 3211 (a). h. following the directions in the library, download a Word-Doc copy of the case, and include your name in the “note” section of the download. Attach a copy of the document with your assignment

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