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3.5 Business Ethics The National Enquirer, Inc., is a Florida corporation with its principal place of business in Florida. It publishes the National Enquirer , a national weekly newspaper with a total circulation of more than 5 million copies. About 600,000 copies, almost twice the level in the next highest state, are sold in California. The National Enquirer published an article about Shirley Jones, an entertainer. Jones, a California resident, filed a lawsuit in California state court against the National Enquirer
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Unformatted text preview: and its president, who was a resident of Florida. The California lawsuit sought damages for alleged defamation, invasion of privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Calder v. Jones , 465 U.S. 783, 104 S.Ct. 1482, 79 L.Ed.2d 804, Web 1984 U.S. Lexis 4 (Supreme Court of the United States) 1. What kind of paper is the National Enquirer ? 2. Was it ethical for the National Enquirer to try to avoid suit in California? 3. Are the defendants subject to suit in California? Why or why not?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2010 for the course BUSINESS 518078 taught by Professor Ali during the Spring '10 term at Abu Dhabi University.

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