Indiv assignment 1

Indiv assignment 1 - Shirley Jones, an entertainer. Jones,...

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Indiv assignment 1 Read Business Ethics Case 3.5 at the end of Chapter 3 of The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce. After reading the case, answer the questions that follow. Your responses should be double-spaced and include any references you might use (like the text). Conform to APA formatting guidelines where appropriate. 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
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Unformatted text preview: Shirley Jones, an entertainer. Jones, a California resident, filed a lawsuit in California state court against the National Enquirer 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? Rob Tischer Faculty University of Phoenix [email protected]..
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2010 for the course ACCT MKTG321 taught by Professor Ms.kris during the Spring '10 term at DeVry Long Beach.

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