BA621-L5A4 - February 1, 2010 May 21, 2010 BA621 Business...

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February 1, 2010 – May 21, 2010 BA621 Business Law Lesson #5 Assignment #4 1. What issue does the editorial address? What is the conclusion? The author, who I will assume is male, misunderstood at least one fact for sure: Sprewell committed more than just assault, he also committed battery. The issue is that Mr. Sprewell should be given the same treatment for his alleged assault and battery as anybody else: a day in court with a settlement decided by an impartial jury. The author’s conclusion, however, is that Sprewell, due to his status as a celebrity, will likely avoid any semblance of a fair trial for his assault and battery of his coach. He states that Sprewell will probably get off the hook with a minimal suspension from the NBA in order to save the face of the industry. 2. What main reasons does the author present? The author’s reasons are simple: Sprewell is a millionaire, the NBA is a gigantic industry that cannot afford bad press from litigation, and society does not need another black-on-white crime to focus on. 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-L5A4 - February 1, 2010 May 21, 2010 BA621 Business...

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