Summary provision of Alaska Hire statute required selection of Alaskan

Summary provision of alaska hire statute required

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Summary: provision of Alaska Hire statute required selection of Alaskan residents over nonresidentsCourt proceedings: Alaskan Supreme Court upheld law; U.S. Supreme Court reversedPOINT: Privileges and Immunities Clause to challenge state law; local vs. national interestPitt News v. Pappert
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Summary: Student newspaper banned from accepting ads from alcoholic beverages under Penn. statuteCourt proceedings: trial court upheld law; appellate court reversedPOINT: Restrictions on commercial speech will be valid if gov’t can show it is necessary to further substantial gov’t interest, does further that gov’t interest, and does not restrict commercial speech to any greater degree than necessary to advance gov’t interestGrutter v. BollingerSummary: Grutter applied to University of Michigan Law School; did not get accepted; sued because race was factor in decision processCourt proceedings: district court ruled for plaintiff; appellate court reversed; Supreme Court upheld appellate ruling POINT: only accepted form of accepted racially based distinction = affirmative actionKelo v. City of New LondonSummary: city was being renovated; landowners sued to taking of land because not in poor condition but just happened to be in development areaCourt proceedings: trial court ruling appealed by both parties; state Supreme Court ruled for defendants; U.S. Supreme Court affirmedPOINT: Takings clauseSullivan v. CBS CorporationSummary: Survivor band sues CBS for Survivor TV show soundtrack; claims causes likelihood of confusion for consumersCourt proceedings: trial court grants summary judgment to CBS; appellate court affirmsPOINT: trademark: likelihood of confusionNorthern Light Technology, Inc. v. Northern Lights ClubSummary: company and private entrepreneur have similar website names; USA Today accidentally cites one for the other; company sues for trademark infringementCourt proceedings: trial judge grants restraining order and required defendant to deactivate site pending further hearing; appellate court affirmsPOINT: trademark infringement: acting on bad faithIntegrated Cash Management Services v. Digital Transaction Inc.Summary: Company B hires former employee of Company A; within months, Company B had same program as Company A; A sues for trade secret misappropriation and copyright infringementCourt proceedings: trial court rules for plaintiff and bans distribution of program by Company B; appellate court affirmsPOINT: trade secret law/misappropriationsLough v. Brunswick CorpSummary: boat repairman (Lough) designed new upper seal assembly and installed in own boat and also gave to friends; Lough files for patent two years later; Brunswick Corp. designs own upper seal assembly; Lough sues for patent infringement
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Court proceedings: trial court rules for Lough; Brunswick files for judgment as matter of law and was denied by trial court; appellate court reverses
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