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Authors

Lisa J. Bernt

Abstract

Michael Smith is employed as a bookkeeper with Acme Company. He has no contract limiting Acme's right to terminate him. Some of Acme's customers are suing Acme for fraud, and Michael is subpoenaed to testify in the suit. A manager at Acme tells Michael that if he gives testimony harmful to the company, he will be discharged. Michael testifies truthfully, and the next day he is fired. He sues Acme for wrongful discharge of employment.

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