Contract Law

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In re Donald J. Trump Casino Securities Litigation

7 F.3d 357, 3d Cir., 1993

Facts:

A group of investors purchased bonds to provide financing for the eventual completion of  Trump’s Taj Mahal casino.  P alleges that the prospectus which accompanied the bonds contained “affirmatively misleading statements and materially ...

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Specht v. City of Sioux Falls

Supreme Court of South Dakota, 526 N.W2d 727 (1995)

Facts:

In 1992 the SD legislature authorized local units of municipalities to create “regional emergency medical services” authorities.  Ds did exactly that.  Shortly thereafter, P, a fire fighters association, challen...

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The Roots Partnership v. Lands’ End, Inc.

965 F.2d 1411, 7th Cir., 1992

Facts:

P argues that D made false and misleading statements to artificially inflate its stock price.

Ps allege that between March 7 and December 11 of 1989 D made the false statements.  The relevant timelines is as follows:

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Zlotnick v. Tie Communications

836 F.2d 818, 3d Cir., 1988

Facts:

P claims that D misrepresented that fact that a stock had an inflated price.  P claims he relied on D’s misrepresentation to engage in a short sale, which is a technical way of profiting from a stock with a falling price.  The relevant t...

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Duray Development, LLC v. Perrin

Court of Appeals of Michigan, 792 N.W.2d 749 (2010)

Facts:

P is a residential development company with a single member.  The member’s responsibilities “were to locate and purchase property, and then work with engineering companies and municipalities to have the property ...

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