3.5 Business Ethics The National Enquirer, Inc., is a
Florida corporation with its principal place of business in
Florida. It publishes the National Enquirer, a national weekly
newspaper with a total circulation of more than 5 million
copies. About 600,000 copies, almost twice the level in the
next highest state, are sold in California. The National
Enquirer published an article about Shirley Jones, an entertainer.
Jones, a California resident, filed a lawsuit in California
state court against the National Enquirer and its president, who
was a resident of Florida. The California lawsuit sought damages
for alleged defamation, invasion of privacy, and intentional
infliction of emotional distress. Calder v. Jones, 465 U.S.
783, 104 S.Ct. 1482, 79 L.Ed.2d 804, Web 1984 U.S. Lexis 4
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a. The Issue: Define the issue to be decided by the court.
b. The Courtís Decision. What you think the courtís decision should be, and your reasons why. You should support your reasoning with some legal authority. A strong answer will have for its authority, things that you have studied. .Citing legal principles, law and similar case decisions will be the most convincing.