Alaska Democratic Party v. Rice

Alaska Democratic Party v. Rice - Contracts 10/24 Statute...

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Contracts 10/24 Statute of Frauds Alaska Democratic Party v. Rice, Supreme Court of Alaska, 1997 Facts : Rice was working for the chair of the Maryland Democratic Party (Landau). Wakefield was elected chair of the Alaska Democratic Party in May 1992 and his term would begin the following February. During the summer of 1992, he “confirmed his decision” to hire Rice as executive director for $36,000 a year for at least two years and an additional 2 years if Wakefield was re-elected and $4,000/yr in fringe benefits. In August, 1992, Landau resigned and asked Rice to come work for him in his new job in the Gore VP campaign. Rice accepted. However, in either September or October she accepted Wakefield’s offer to work for the Alaska Democratic Party. In November, Rice moved to Alaska, resigning her position with Landau which she claims could’ve continued indefinitely. No written contract was entered into between Rice and Wakefield or between Rice and Landau. In a closed-door meeting on February 5, 1993, the executive committee of the Alaska
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2011 for the course LAW 501 taught by Professor Roy during the Fall '08 term at Ole Miss.

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