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05:20 Chapter One Ryan V. Friesenhahn (Tort Case) Girl went to a boy’s BYOB party got drunk and drove home and the girl wrecks  and dies Civil Suit—parents are suing the boy’s parents Court must decide whether parents are liable for the negligence. Trial court let  them walk. The Appellate court reversed and said the parents were negligent. Chapter Two 1.World-wide Volkswagen Corp v. Woodson—(jurisdiction)  Family buys car in New York. Traveling through Oklahoma and gets in car crash  and people are burned badly. Family files suit in Oklahoma against Volkswagen who is located in New York Case goes all the way up to united states supreme court Before trial Volkswagen says that Oklahoma has no jurisdiction of him. No minimal contacts existed and the court says they have no jurisdiction and  does not allow the trial 2. Parker V. Twentieth Century-fox—(summary judgment) Actress was guaranteed a certain amount of money in a contract that the plaintiff  signed. Fox decides not to make the movie and change the contract by making a different  type of movie than originally planned. Plaintiff does not want to make a western 
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