Mid-term exam part 2- answer

Mid-term exam part 2- answer - Student Number: _ Part 2....

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Student Number: ______________________________ Part 2. [Open Book] Each question is worth 20 points. For each question write a short clear answer to who wins and why? 1. Martin, a male legal secretary for Allison, a female partner in a large law firm in St. Louis. Allison finds Martin quite annoying. The last straw occurs when Martin tells Allison that she looks pale and appears to have been partying a bit too hard. Allison fires Martin on the spot. Martin tells Allison that he has been studying constitutional law and that she is guilty of violating not only his due process rights but his equal protection rights as well. Martin says that he is filing suit tomorrow. You are the judge acting on a summary judgment motion by Allison, what is your decision and why? 1. Who wins: Allison 2. Why: The due process clauses of the 5 th and 14 th amendments of the Constitution prohibit action by the federal and state governments, respectively, against a person The law firm is a private entity and thus not a violation of 5
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