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Unformatted text preview: claim. 2. Art, owner of ABC company, gets a speeding ticket for driving 85 miles per hour in a school zone. Susan is an employee of ABC. Art asks Susan, the wife of the local judge, if she can get the ticket fixed. Susan talks with her husband and he refuses. Susan informs Art of his refusal to help and Art fires Susan. Susan sues the ABC Company. Will Susan win and why? a. Who wins: ABC Company b. Why: Not every despicable act is illegal. Art’s decision to fire Susan may be unethical but not illegal. See: Bammert v. Don’s Super Valu, Inc. c. Credit also given to those who argued that Art’s action was an attempt to bribe a judge which violates the law and that therefore Susan would be protected by the public policy exception to terminating an employee, as discussed in the above case....
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2012 for the course LAW 5700 taught by Professor Bob during the Spring '12 term at websteruniv.edu.
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