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Unformatted text preview: problem with the Bar. Patterson argues that he entered with good faith contract with Goldstein to be paid the bonus, and was unaware that such a policy existed making the bonus illegal. Patterson also argues that Goldstein mentioned after failure to pay to Patterson that the bonus was a problem with the Bar. Goldstein argues that Patterson was a paralegal and no stranger to the law, in his case ignorance of the law should not excuse him of the behavior and the reason Goldstein backed out of paying the bonus was because he reconsidered the position of committing an illegal activity. Patterson argues that the illegal activity of Goldstein paying a bonus for his work does violate a statute but it does not violate the public policy interests. Conclusion Yes Patterson can enforce the contract with Goldstein because it falls under the exception of not interfering with public interest....
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2012 for the course BLAW 280 taught by Professor Ng during the Spring '11 term at CSU Northridge.
- Spring '11
- Business Law