BA621-L3A7 - February 1, 2010 May 21, 2010 BA621 Business...

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February 1, 2010 – May 21, 2010 BA621 Business Law Lesson #3 Assignment #7 Case 7-1 Summary: United States v. Park United States v. Park (pages 176-177 of your text) is in the book to show a case in which a court was willing to impose criminal liability on a corporate executive. The case involved a president of a national food-chain corporation who was charged with violating the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by allowing food in the warehouse to be exposed to rodent contamination. Park claimed he had turned over responsibility for sanitation to dependable subordinates. The trial court found him guilty, the court of appeals reversed, and here the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of the government, not Park. Answer the following questions (from page 177 of your text) which focus on the important elements of Case 7-1: key facts, ethical norms, and judicial precedent. 1) What key fact was very important to the Court in its determination of Park's guilt? Clue: Think again about the Court's guiding principle in this case. You want to identify the
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2010 for the course BA LMA01 taught by Professor Weinstein during the Spring '10 term at Antelope Valley College.

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BA621-L3A7 - February 1, 2010 May 21, 2010 BA621 Business...

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