Assignment: Interoffice Memo
Using the 2-page template attached please answer the following:
• Phyllis Smith owns and manages a restaurant in the community, Lucky Horseshoe Restaurant. Ann Reid lives next door to the restaurant. Ms. Reid filed a complaint with the police department that the patrons of the restaurant are loud and noisy and referred to them as “drunks” and “whores.” Ms. Reid picked fights with the bartender on several occasions and even called him Satan. These encounters happened in the presence of the patrons of the restaurant. Sales dropped 30% and Ms. Smith filed a law suit against Reid.
Compose a memo that responds to the following:
1. Identify and discuss the four sources of primary law and discuss which source of law may be applicable to this case being certain to explain why.
2. Discuss whether Reid’s statements about the restaurant’s owner, bartender, and customers are protected by the U.S. Constitution.
3. Evaluate whether Reid behaved unethically in the circumstances of this case. Explain why.